James was born on April 18,1960 to Delta A. Lovins (nee Widener) and the late James Lovins.
In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by his wife Janie Lovins.
James is survived by his loving mother, Delta A. (nee Widener) Lovins, siblings, Debi Lovins Vance (Brad Svensson), Donald Lovins, Mark Lovins (Vicki) and Janice L. Wood (Jeff). Uncle to James Vance (Karen), Aaron Vance, Morgan Szczepek (Billy Smyth), and Brandon Daugherty. Great uncle to James and Andrew Vance, Taylor Smyth, and Braden James Lovins. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Visitation was held at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home 177 West Main St., Amelia, on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Interment was in Graceland Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to CASA for Clermont Kids 2400 Clermont Center Dr. Suite 204 A. Batavia OH 45103.