Born Aug. 20, 1937 to the late Earl and Florence Loveland, he was a life resident of the Sterling area. He had owned and operated Loveland Construction from 1980 to 2000 and had previously worked for Local 85 in Rochester. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing.
He was predeceased by his brother, Raymond Loveland, and a sister, Jane Preeman.
Surviving are his wife of 12 years, the former, Roxanne Taylor of Sterling; children, Laura Leitch of North Syracuse, Sherri Anne Scheirer Loveland of Oswego, Michael Loveland of Oswego, Michelle Kelly of Jordan, Mark Loveland of Hannibal, Steven Loveland of Syracuse and Mary Ellen Taylor of Sterling; seven grandchildren; a brother, Nicholas Loveland of Fulton; several nieces and nephews; and canine companion, Indy.
Services were held Tuesday at Foster Funeral home, Hannibal. Spring burial will be at Fairdale Rural Cemetery. Calling hours were held Monday at the funeral home.