Justin David Love was born February 16, 1992 in Creston to Cheri Lynn (Day) and David Patrick Love and died Wednesday, July 1, 2009, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston, Iowa. Justin lived in Afton until 2001 and then moved to Lorimor where he currently resided. He had previously attended Winterset high school from eighth grade through his sophomore year and spent his junior year in East Union high school in Afton. He worked for his father, David, with his construction company. Justin was a member of WASP (Winterset Area Skate Park).
Survivors include his father: David (wife Tanaya) Love of Lorimor, Iowa; his mother, Cheri Day of Winterset, Iowa; one sister, Marriah Love of Lorimor, Iowa; two brothers, Tyler Love of Adel, Iowa and Austen Casteel of Winterset, Iowa; grandmothers, Cindy Love (friend Richard Fletcher) of Afton, Iowa and Donna (husband Calvin) Adams of Allendale, Missouri; grandfather, Doyle (wife Lynn) Day of Red Oak, Iowa; uncle, Joe (wife Jami) Love of Redding, Iowa; five aunts, Tammy (friend Lafe) Love of Burlington, Iowa, Angel Love of Afton, Iowa, Julie (husband Heath) Bernard of Des Moines, Iowa, Destiny (husband Clint) Drake of Blockton, Iowa and Farrah (husband Travis) Lager of Stanberry, Missouri and many cousins and friends.
He is preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Harlan (wife Zelma) Brown; two grandfathers, David Beard and Riley Patrick Love; grandmother, Barbara Day; aunt, Eulonda Walker; cousin, Thomas Ruble; great-uncles, Denny and Jimmy Clayton, and great-aunt, Linda Clayton.
Services were held Monday, July 6, 2009, at the East Union high school in Afton, Iowa. Burial was in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Powers Funeral Home in Afton was in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the family or WASP (Winterset Area Skate Park) in Justin’s name. Online condolences may be made under obituary category at www.powers.com