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In Memory

Kenneth A. Lovelace, Jr.

Born on 1950-06-14

Departed on 2006-08-10

Resided in Fredericksburg, VA

Kenneth Arliss Lovelace, Jr., 56, of Fredericksburg died Thursday, August 10, 2006. He was the groundwater expert for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, focusing on Water protection and restoration. He had served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco..

Mr. Lovelace graduated from UC Davis in 1973 to pursue a career in geology and civil engineering in Alaska.  He worked for Alyeska Pipeline during TAPS construction from 1975 to 1976.  After pipeline construction, he returned to school in Colorado to obtain a MS in hydrogeology.  After working in Washington state for a while he returned to Alyeska in 1980 as a Sr. Civil Engineer responsible for geotechnical, geologic and hydrological investigations and designs.

Mr. Lovelace is survived by his wife Patricia Corbett, his mother Antoinette Lovelace of San Carlos, CA.; three brothers, James Lovelace, Robert Lovelace both of San Jose, CA. and Thomas Lovelace of San Carlos, CA.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, August 16 at St Mary Catholic Church with burial to follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg on Tuesday, August 15 from 7 to 9 PM with a rosary service at 7 PM.

Flowers may be sent c/o Covenant Funeral Service, 4801 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA 22408, or contributions may be made to a memorial fund being established for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

Published in The Mercury New, San Jose, CA, August 13, 2006