James "Jim" Wilson Loven

July 1, 1953June 24, 2020
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Mr. Loven went to be with his Lord and Savior on June 24, 2020. The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at Medical City Hospital of Plano, TX for the compassionate care he received.

He was born on July 1, 1953 in Dallas, TX.

We will celebrate his life with visitation Monday June 29th, 2020 from 5pm – 7pm with a Rosary to follow at 7pm at Lloyd James Funeral Home in Tyler, TX. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:00 am in the chapel of Lloyd James Funeral Home with burial services to follow at Rock Hill Cemetery in Brownsville, TX.

He worked as a petroleum engineer, was an entrepreneur starting a pool and spa business and a computer business. He enjoyed muscle cars and Jeeps.

His surviving family members include:

Darleen Loven - wife Ashley Loven Hogue - daughter Madison Kate Hogue - granddaughter

Geraldine Welch - mother in-law

Earlene Tucker - Sister

Harold and Janice Phillips (brother and sister in-law) and son Chad Phillips

Diane Bivins (sister in-law) and children Tony, Chris and Shelia

Bobby and Glenda Allison (brother and sister in-law) and children Angie, Kim and Stacey

Florence and Gay Nell Gonzales (brother and sister in-law) and children Michael Smith, Emily, Luke and Kalap

He was preceded in death by his father Willis Loven, mother Willette Brooks, brother Bill Loven, and father in-law Bruce Welch.


  • Visitation

    Monday, June 29, 2020

  • Rosary

    Monday, June 29, 2020

  • Funeral Services

    Tuesday, June 30, 2020

  • Interment

    Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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