Harold Mae Lovelace, 74, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at Peak Resources in Shelby. Born in Rutherford County, he was the son of the late Sidney Mae and Minnie Rebecca Harrison Lovelace. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Massie Eubanks Lovelace. Harold was a retired truck driver from Carolina Freight. He was a member of John Knox Presbyterian Church. Harold was an avid sports fan. He loved Braves baseball, Panther football and of course NASCAR.
Harold is survived by his son, Rudy Lovelace and wife Shirley; his daughter, Trudy Lovelace Holtsclaw; five grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren.
A celebration of life service will be held at 3:00pm on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at John Knox Presbyterian Church. Pastor Deborah Lesenger will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00pm prior to the service at the church. At other times the family will be at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to John Knox Presbyterian Church, 610 Charles Road, Shelby, NC 28152.
Cecil M Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Lovelace.