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George S. Love

March 25, 1923 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 99)


George Stuart Love, 99, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022 at the Charles George VA Medical Center. He was born on March 25, 1923 in Cheraw, SC to the late Gordon and Grace Thomas Love.

Mr. Love served in the US Army from 1941-1945 and was WWII veteran. He worked at the VA Medical Center as a nursing assistant for 15 years. Mr. Love was a member of St. John A Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for over 60 years and was a long-time member of the choir. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, hunting, church activities, Bible study and spending time with his family and friends.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of over 75 years, Pauline Evans Love; daughter, Joan Martinez; 3 grandchildren, Cakeisha Martinez, Paul Martinez, George Martinez (Sonja); 7 great-grandchildren, Portia Martinez, Zana Ruff, Maria Martinez, Andre'a Martinez, George Martinez, Celina Martinez, Gabriel Martinez; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Alexis O’Kelley and Dy'min Singleton; sister, Grace Nicholson (Ray); sister-in-law, Mary Sue Nesbitt; many other relatives and friends.

Family visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 pm Friday, April 22 in the chapel of Ray Funeral & Cremation Service. Funeral service will be 12:00 pm Saturday, April 23 at St. John A Baptist Church. Burial with military honors will be 12:00 pm Monday, April 25 at the WC State Veterans Cemetery.

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April 22, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ray Funeral And Cremation Service
1373 Sweeten Creek Rd.
Asheville, North Carolina 28803

Funeral Service
April 23, 2022

12:00 PM
St. John A Baptist Church
20 Dalton St.
Asheville, N C 28803

April 25, 2022

WC State Veterans Cemetery

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