William Lovins


William H. Lovins, 90, of Seymour, passed from this life at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Mr. Lovins retired from Cummins Engine Company in 1983 after 32 years of service.

He was a member of Seventh Street Church of God and Diesel Workers Union.

Mr. Lovins was an outdoor enthusiast and a WWII Army veteran.

A graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Garland Brook Mausoleum Chapel with Pastor Jerry Ballard officiating. Military honors will be presented by the Indiana Army Honor Guard and the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard. Family and friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana or the Wounded Warrior Project.

Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the Lovins family at barkesweaverglick.com.

Mr. Lovins was born May 30, 1926, in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, to James L. and Gracie Mink Lovins.

He married Gladys M. Lowe on August 16, 1949.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years; his children, Lanny (Lisa) Lovins of Seymour and Ulanda Kay Lovins of Columbus; a grandson, Bryan (Crystal) Green of Columbus; brothers, Melvin Lovins of Franklin, Wilbert (Faye) Lovins of Florida, and Gene (Sue) Lovins of Westport; sisters, Betty (Bob) Shafer of Columbus and Sue Ellen (Elvin) Olmstead of Kentucky.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Lorene Rayburn, Lenora Barnett and Viola Bullock; and an infant brother.