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“we worked together are Piggly Wiggly and I have always remembered him as a fun, out going person. In fact just this past sunday i was thinking of him...Read More »
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“donna we didn't know bill was sick we would have sure came to see him.We loved bill so much and enjoyed working with him.He was a wonderful person...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: dwayne and gail adams - columbia, TN

“I have been in Bill and Donna's home lots of times through Miriam, her sister. I always felt welcomed and you could not find a better pair of hosts...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Shirley Terrell Thomson - TN

“Donna and family, I am so sorry. I just heard the news. Please except Karie and my deepest sympathy. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Mike Smoker - shelbyville, TN

“Jimmy and Family, We are truly sorry for the loss of your father. Are thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jason & Tammy Riggins ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Jason and Tammy Riggins - TN

“Donna and family, I am sorry for your loss. I remember Bill fondly. Please know I am lifting your family up in this difficult time. Love to you all. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Teri Ponder Driver - TN - Friend

“Donna and family, I am sorry for your loss. I remember Bill fondly. Please know I am lifting your family up in this difficult time. Love to you all. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Teri Ponder Driver - TN - Friend

“Love you dad. Rest now. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: chris love - columbia, TN - son

“Our prayers are with you and your family ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: vicky trotter - nashville, TN

“Billy had such was great influence in my during a difficult time in my life. He a Donna gave themselves to do many children over the years. He was a...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Charlene (Martin ) Sellers - TN

“Thank you Oaks and Nichols for your, kindness and concideration during this difficult time . This is my daddy a wonderful , giving man. He is loved,...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Deonna and Steve Phillips - TN

“Donna...Jimmy and I are so sorry you have been thru this and losing your love...he was a sweetheart and we will always remember all those weekends we...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Pam Rochelle - Columbia, TN

“OUR PRAYERS HAVE BEEN WITH YOUR FAMILY THRU ALL OF THIS.NOW MORE THAN EVER WE SEND OUR LOVE TO ALL OF YOU.WE LOVE YOU DONNA SO MUCH MOM SAYS BE...Read More »
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William C. Love, Jr., 66, retired quality engineer and resident of Ashwood Drive, died Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Maury Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Bill Alsup and Tony Collins officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Notes of sympathy may be extended at oakesandnichols.com.
The Maury County native was the son of the late William Clarence Love, Sr. and a member of the Church of Christ.
Mr. Love was retired from Conalco in Columbia and Johnson Control and also worked as a quality engineer for several other plants in the surrounding area. He served as a House Parent for the Cornerstone Program at the Tennessee Children's Home in Spring Hill and later worked in the Meat Department for the Kroger Company in Spring Hill until diagnosed with kidney cancer in September, 2009.
Survivors include his wife, the former Donna Stewart, whom he married July, 1966; children, Jimmy (Sharon) Love, Deonna (Steve) Phillips, and Christopher Love, all of Columbia; grandchildren, Hayden Love, Hunter Love, Dylan Marcrom, and Cruz Phillips; his mother, Ethel Sanders Love of Columbia; sisters, Joyce (Carroll) Beard of Columbia and Jane (Charles) Davis of Culleoka; niece, Tracy (Steve) Ellis and nephew, Chip (Tracy) Davis of Columbia; several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Active pallbearers are Frank Stewart, Jim Stewart, Glyn Stewart, Ben Stewart, Robby Sims, Anthony Sims, Chip Davis, Chet Bauman, and Tyler McBroom. Honorary pallbearers include TOH Alumni, Hardison's Mill Campers, Darrell Sharp, and Tony and Pat Collins.
The family expresses appreciation to the staff of Columbia Carriage House Florist for their kindness and concern during his illness.

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