Gaylord "Buck" Lovett of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, June 4, 2021 in Waldron, Arkansas surrounded by his loving family. Buck was born October 23, 1927 in Boles, Arkansas to Miles and Bertha Lovett. He was 93 years old. Buck attended Keener Freewill Baptist Church.
As a young man, Buck joined the Army. He proudly served in WWII in the Phillipines as a MP and in an Armored Unit where he was awarded the Golden Wreath Medal. Buck was a loving, hard working man of his word. He loved to tell stories. Buck was an avid hunter and enjoyed sharing that love with his family. Buck retired from Waldron Furniture Factory but his true labor of love was Turkey Track Bluegrass. He was always greeting people with a big ol smile. He was the driving force behind all the hard work that went into getting the park ready, keeping all the maintenance top notch and he could be found on the front row during the festivals enjoying all the bands and the companionship of all the friends and family he was surrounded by. He truly was the face of Turkey Track.
Buck leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife Lois, his children: Hershel Lovett (Terrie), Jim Lovett (Connie), Gayla Hudson (Rick), Barbara Isham (Jerry), Bill Lovett (Linda), Brenda Coffey (Tim), and Bobby Lovett all of Waldron, Arkansas. Grandpa will forever remain in the hearts of his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Buck will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted, including a host of nieces, nephews, neighbors, friends and loved ones dear to his heart.
Buck was preceded in death by the mother of his children, Jewelene, his parents, Miles and Bertha Lovett, and his siblings: Leonard Lovett, Ike Lovett, Doc Lovett, Luke Lovett, Ray Lovett, Ellis Lovett, Ben Lovett Troy Lovett, Rube Lovett, one sister, Lorene Lovett, two granddaughters, Kim Taylor and Michelle Lovett, twin great granddaughters, Faith & Hope Crane.
Buck's life celebration will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 7, 2021 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Mike Powell officiating. Interment will follow in the Lamb Cemetery near Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
Buck's pallbearers will be Mark Isham, Bruce Isham, Gatlin Lovett, Dayton Lovett, Brian Lovett, and Dusty Lovett. Honorary pallbearers will be Buck's granddaughters.
Buck's visitation will be Sunday, June 6, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas.
For those who want to view the service but can not be in attendance, the funeral service will be live streamed on our website.