David M. Lovett

David M. Lovett

David passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Wings Home in Allegan.

He was born November 5, 1932 in East Leroy, the son of Calvin and Margaret (McKee) Lovett. Dave was a 1951 Otsego High School graduate and lifelong resident of the area. He had owned and operated a centennial farm and over the years had worked as a machinist at Valley Metal, Rockwell and Eaton. Dave enjoyed buying and selling collectible firearms, Native American and War artifacts. He was a lifelong member of the NRA.

Surviving are his sons, Cole Lovett of Bloomindale, Brad Lovett of Texas, Lane (Mary) Lovett of Kalamazoo and Kal (Ronda) Lovett of Otsego; 14 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild and his sister, Sandra Lefkovits of Massachusetts.

He was preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter, Dana Lovett and ex-wife, Starr Gillespie.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may visit with Dave’s family from 2-4 P.M., Friday September 8, 2017 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego.

Contributions in memory of Dave may be made to the Parkinson’s Association of West Michigan.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

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  1. Rick & Kelley DePauw says:

    So sorry to hear of David’s passing, sending prayers to all of the family during this time of loss.

  2. Leanne says:

    He was one of my favorite Big Boy regulars back in the day, as well as my friend. He was a wonderful man, and though I haven’t seen him in years since moving away, I’ve thought of him often and have missed him dearly. Sending prayers and my deepest condolences to his family during this time of grieving. ❤️

  3. Mikkii and Steve Deemer says:

    So sorry to hear. David was a great man!

  4. Darlene (Flora) Takacs says:

    Cole, I’m so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. You and your family are in my prayers.

  5. Terra Morgan says:

    Very sorry to hear of David’s passing. It was a pleasure to get to know him.

  6. Amy Kaylor says:

    Sorry to hear of Dave’s passing.
    Prayers to the family
    Amy Kaylor Martha Porter Reck Levi Porter Noel Porter and Ian Porter

  7. Tosha connin says:

    It was an honor and pleasure to get to know and take care of David in his last months. He was funny and kind. He had such a love for his kids. Always excited to know they were coming to visit. He loved to laugh and pick on us girls. It was truly a blessing to have gotten to know him in the time I was granted.
    David was so ready, he said he lived so long and was ready. Blessing and Love to the Lovett family.

  8. Bart and Evelyn Ames Steele says:

    So sorry to hear about Dave, good friend and neighbor. Many prayers and thoughts to all the family.

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