Julius Henry Lovette, age 81, native and resident of Daphne, AL, passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019. He was born on November 18, 1937 in Daphne, AL.
Henry is survived by his wife of 41 years, Kay Lovette; son, Robert (Melissa) Lovette of Madison, WI; daughter, Frances (Michael) Staffiero of Daphne, AL; grandchildren, Emma Skipper, Robinson Lovette and Juliana Lovette; and two cats, Cara and Groot.
He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Lovette; mother, Della Smallwood Lovette; brother, Lee Lovette; brother, Benjamin Robert Lovette; sister, Mary Leavy Lovette and cousin, Mary Ida Underwood.
He retired from the city of Daphne in 2000. He worked for the City of Daphne for a total of 31 years. He pastored three churches in approximately fifteen years; Pleasant Plains Baptist Church in Clayton, AL, Springhill Baptist Church in Franklin, AL and Arkadelphia Baptist Church in Evergreen, AL. He had a passion for woodworking and built many things in his personal shop.
All are welcome to join Henry’s family at his gathering of family and friends on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. at Eastern Shore Baptist Church, 6847 Park Drive, Daphne, AL, 36526. Burial will follow in Daphne Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to either Eastern Shore Baptist Church Missions or to the pulmonary fibrosis foundation, www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org. Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL, 36526.