Rev. Ted Herman Lovelace, 69, of Port St. Joe, went home to be with The Lord on Monday, December 29, 2014. He was born in Elizabethon, TN on July 10, 1945 and later moved to Pensacola, FL at the age of 16. Rev. Ted started his ministry in Pensacola and was later appointed to Mexico Beach First United Methodist Church, where he led worship for 14 years. Most recently, Rev. Ted ministered at Callaway United Methodist Church, until his retirement. In addition, he was the owner and operator of the Radio Shack store in Port St. Joe. He had a deep love for his wife, family and his Hot Rod. Ted was also an avid fisherman.
Rev. Ted is survived by his loving wife, Joan Lovelace; son, Brek Lovelace of Fargo, ND; three sisters, Judy Moon (Ken), Nancy Scott (Mike) and Gloria Lambert; also numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his son, Scott Lovelace and one sister, Gail.
The family will receive friends from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.(CST), Friday, January 2, 2015 at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 10:00 a.m. (CST) with Rev. Brad McClain officiating. A graveside service will follow at 3:00 p.m.(CST) in Elizabeth Chapel Cemetery in Pace, FL.