The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


October 11, 2013

Tommy Love, 51, of Oakboro, was ‘Bulldog’ on his short wave radio

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — Arthur Thomas Love, known by all as “Tommy,” 51 years of age, of Oakboro, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at his home.

Tommy was born February 2, 1962, in North Carolina to the late Arthur Brown Love and the late Wilma Mae Whitley Love.

The family will have a private service.

Survivors include his former wife and best friend, Cathy Bivens of Oakboro; one son, Trent Thomas Love; two grandsons, Levi Cannon and Trey Love; sister, Robin Eatman and husband Tim of Polkton; and niece, Jasmine Eatman of Albemarle.

Tommy was a passionate “Pop Pop” and uncle. He loved guns and was a short wave radio operator. He was known far and wide as “Bulldog” and was loved by many.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Love family.

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