Big Stone Gap, Va.-Keith Lovell, 59, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2023, at his home.
He was a lifelong resident of Big Stone Gap and a graduate of Powell Valley High School. Keith was a manager at various Hardee’s restaurants for 13 years. He worked for Exide Batteries in Bristol, Tn. for 19 years. Keith loved watching college football and basketball, especially the Tennessee Vols. Most importantly, Keith loved spending time with his family. He attended Zion Family Ministries in Wise, Va.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Helen (Phipps) Lovell; and siblings, Cathy Lambert, Diania Barnett, Leisa Gilley, Steve Lovell, Timothy Lovell and Louise Barnett.
Surviving are his wife of 33 years, Bobbie Jo Lovell; sons, Nicholas Lovell, Big Stone Gap and Cody Lovell, Salt Lake City, UT; daughter, Hillary Aaron Lovell, Big Stone Gap; four grandchildren and one great grandson; siblings, Jackie Bowman (Frank), Teresa Kay Williams, Henry Lovell and Janet Williams, all of Big Stone Gap; and several nieces and nephews, including Joseph Krebs of Roanoke, who called Keith daily during his illness.
A Celebration of Life Service will be from 5:00pm – 7:00pm Friday, April 21, 2023, at Zion Family Ministries, Wise, Va.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Lovell family.