Donald (Don) Eugene Lovelady of Fallbrook went home to be with the Lord on September 16, 2017. At age 88, Don passed away peacefully after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. He is survived by his wife Helen; his two sons, Mark Lovelady (Peggi) and Ron Lovelady (Kate); six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Don was born on December 6, 1928 in Santa Ana, Calif. He severed in the military for a short period before he married Helen Hamby on January 11, 1953. It was in Santa Ana where he raised his two sons, Mark and Ron. In 1984, he retired from Santa Ana College after 30 years of service and moved to Fallbrook.
Don’s hobbies included gardening, traveling, woodworking, fishing, camping, spending time with family and friends, and praising the Lord. He had a genuine love for the Lord and exemplified the Spirit of Christ to those who knew and loved him. He was a member of Riverview Church and was a part of many wonderful fellowship groups.
The family would like to thank everyone for the prayers and support that have been offered on Don’s behalf. They invite you to his “Celebration of Life” on October 12 at 10 a.m., at Riverview Church, 4980 Sweetgrass Ln, Bonsall, followed by a family ceremony at Miramar National Cemetery, at