Johnnie Ray Lovegrove, 61, died at his home on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck.
The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery.
A native of Halifax County, Johnnie lived most of his life in Scotland Neck. He was a son of the late Jake and Frances Lewis Lovegrove and was a long time employee of Black and Decker of Tarboro.
Johnnie is survived by his sister, Betty L. Lovegrove of New Port Richey, FL; his brother, Thomas Lovegrove and wife Jean of Scotland Neck; three nieces, Kelly L. Craft and husband Ken of Scotland Neck and April Hobby and Christy Hobby both of New Port Richey, FL; one great-nephew, Tommy Craft of Scotland Neck; and one great-niece, Kelsey Craft of Scotland Neck.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Down East Animal Refuge, P.O. Drawer 40, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or to Sylvan Heights Bird Park, P.O. Drawer 368, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.