James “Jay” Love, of Knoxville, formerly of Sweetwater, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. He was of the Nazarene faith.

He was 56 years old.

Preceded in death by: his father, James Robert “Jim” Love.

Survivors include: his mother, Mildred F. Love, of Sweetwater;

Brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Michelle Love, of Fulton, New York;

Uncle and aunts, Bryan and Sylvia Fleming, of Arlington, Virginia, Vinie “Jimmie” Foster, of Goldsboro, North Carolina;

Several cousins.

The family received friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Kyker Funeral Homes in Sweetwater. The funeral service followed at 7 p.m., in Kyker’s Chapel. Interment was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in the West View Cemetery.