\r\n\r\n<strong><img class="size-full wp-image-26046 alignright" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2017\/04\/james-reed-lovell.jpg" alt="" width="170" height="220" \/>Neola\u00a0<\/strong>- James \u201cJim\u201d Reed Lovell, 75, passed away Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2017, at his home in Neola.\r\n\r\nJim was born June 16, 1941, in Monterey, VA, the son of the late John Marshall Lovell and Virginia Maranda McArthur Goldsmith.\r\n\r\nHe grew up on Long Island, NY, when he went into the Army. He retired from being a steam fitter from the largest psychiatric hospital in the world, Pilgrim State Psychiatric Hospital Center, Brentwood, NY. He then moved to Neola where he started his own business, J&R Plumbing. After closing his business be enjoyed camping, motorcycling and enjoying life with his animals tame or wild. He was a Christian of the Baptist faith.\r\n\r\nPreceding him in death, other than his parents, were his first wife, Rosalie Ann (Azzard) Lovell in 1993; his only brother, Charles Marshall Lovell in 1999; nephew, Scott Charles Lovell; and daughter-in-law, Diane Marie (Hoke) Lovell in 2000.\r\n\r\nThose left to cherish his memory are: his wife of 20 years, Patty Lee (Sifers) Lovell; his extra special \u201cadopted\u2019\u2019 daughter, Ann Watlington of Charlotte, NC; an extra special friend, Cristie Dawson of Neola; along with special nieces and nephew of his wife\u2019s side of the family; a son, John Lovell and granddaughter Ashley Lovell of North Carolina; and daughter, Cheryl Lovell, and granddaughter Daniel Russo of New York.\r\n\r\nGraveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 15, in the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, Lewisburg, with Pastor John Kelly officiating. Interment will follow in Greenbrier Memorial Gardens.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to St. Jude\u2019s Children\u2019s Hospital or to Children\u2019s Miracle Network Hospitals.\r\n\r\nWallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements. Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.