Dick proudly served our country as a Sargent in the US Army during the Korean War, earning the Army Medal of Commendation. He owned Love’s Pit Barbecue and worked in the restaurant industry managing many restaurants for over 50 years. Dick loved retirement on Table Rock Lake and spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, David Love and Dan Love.
Dick is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Juel Love; his children, Cindy Love, Chris Love and Wife Danielle, Missy Baker and husband Dave, and Rick Love and wife Linda; seven grandchildren, McKenna, Tres, Tanner, Abigail, Briana, Taylor and Clayton; and a sister, Sue Hill.
A graveside memorial service with full military honors will be held 10:00 am Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the local D.A.V. chapter Veterans City #68 in Branson, Missouri.