Barry Thomas Lovellette, 53, Saratoga Springs, Utah, passed away on Friday, June 7. He was born June 30, 1959, in Bangor, Maine to parents Clyde and Judy Lovellette, North Manchester.
Barry proudly served in the United States Coast Guard for 23 years as a Chief Sonar/Fire Control Technician. He was stationed in Hawaii, Alaska, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and then became an instructor at the San Diego Naval Base. After retiring from the Coast Guard, he worked in the semiconductor industry with KLA-Tencor at IM Flash Technologies in Lehi, Utah. He travelled extensively throughout the United States, Israel, and China. He enjoyed Formula One Racing, cooking, and spending time with loved ones. He also had a passion for aquatic life and maintained a large saltwater aquarium in his home. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Survivors include his parents; three children, Taylor Lovellette, Saratoga Springs, Utah, Ryan Lovellette and Lauren (Lovellette) Montroy, both of Bentonville, Ark.; brother, Robb (Charlie) Lovellette, Wabash; three sisters, Linda (Robert) McLeaish, Cindy Heckelsberg, Yorkville, Ill., and Cherie (Jim) Doyle, Louisville, Ky.; plus several nieces and nephews.
There was a private family memorial service on Aug. 3, 2013 at the Falls Cemetery Chapel. Burial was in Falls Cemetery, Wabash. The Wabash VFW Post 286, the American Legion Post 15, and The U.S. Coast Guard conducted the military honors. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.
Memorials may be made to the VFW Post 286 and the American Legion Post 15, both of Wabash.