Marshall "MJ" Love

April 20, 1923November 15, 2018

Marshall Love, also known as "MJ", passed away on 11/15/2018 peacefully at his home.  He was 95 years old. He was born in Montana on 04/20/1923 to Ida C. Muckenhern. He and his step-father Isam M. Love and siblings Gert, Vivian, & Mack; learned farm life.  He graduated high school and attended Montana State College, but soon after joined the United States Navy in 1942.  In December 1943 he married Lillie Louise Nicholson.  They were married 57 years before Lou passed away 11/14/2000. He is survived by his two sisters Vivian and Gertrude, His four children Marsha O'Flaherty, Larry Love, Christine Leckbee, & Thomas "Ed" Love, many grandchildren & great-grandchildren.  Marshall's Catholic faith kept him very involved in his church St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.  He was a good man, father, devoted husband, Grandfather, & Great Grandfather. His presence will be missed by those who were blessed to have been a part of his life. Visitation will take place at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Home on Sunday, November 17, 2018 from 7pm-9pm. Funeral services will be Monday 11/19/2018 at 3:00 PM at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Chapel 4635 Oakwood Drive Odessa, Texas 79761. Burial will follow to Sunset Memorial Gardens 6801 E. Highway 80  Odessa, Texas.


  • Vivian and Gertrude, Sisters
  • Marsha O'Flaherty, Daughter
  • Larry Love, Son
  • Christine Leckbee, Daughter
  • Thomas "Ed" Love, Son
  • Marshall leaves behind many grandchildren and great grandchildren

  • Charlie Lockbee
  • Jeff Love
  • Eddie Love
  • Chad Martin
  • Jim O'Flaherty
  • Jerry O'Flaherty


  • Visitation Sunday, November 18, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 19, 2018
  • Burial Monday, November 19, 2018

Marshall "MJ" Love

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