The Woodward News


May 27, 2013

Richard Love

Woodward, Okla. — Richard Love 51 year old Woodward resident died Sunday, May 19, 2013 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Beaver. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, May 29, 2013 in the Seventh Day Adventist Church with Pastor Rick Mercer officiating. Interment will follow in Vonton Cemetery with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Richard Allen Love was born on April 14, 1962 in Woodward, Oklahoma the son of Julia Ann "Judy" (Stenglemier) and Homer Richard Love. Richard attended Woodward and Alva Public Schools . Richard worked for various companies in the Woodward area. He was employed at OTI as a Tubular Inspector at the time of his death. Richard was united in marriage to Darlene Bull on July 12, 2000 in Oklahoma City they made their home in Woodward.

Richard loved spending time with his family and friends, especially the love of his life Darlene. He enjoyed nothing more than a round of golf with his friends and Darlene.

Richard is survived by his wife Darlene of the home; four daughters, Ashley Molinyawe and husband Mark of Nashville, TN; Stephaine Love of Santa Monica, CA; Mardi Chase and husband Tyler of Arnett; Deirdre Hanson of Seiling; two sons, Tony Hanson and wife Sherry of Seiling; Marlon Hanson of Woodward; Poppy’s 11 grandchildren; Evan, Erika, Aschlyn, Alexyn, Darrell, Brandon, Kaleb, Aaron, Elizabeth, Taya, Tyler; three brothers, Kevin Caldwell and wife Ashley of Woodward; Michael Love and wife Nanette of Colleyville, TX; Bradford Love and wife Therese of Oslo, Norway; several other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Richard Love Memorial fund with the funeral home accepting the contributions.

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