Paul Marion Love, 80, of Versailles, died March 26.
A son of the late Samuel M. and Bertie Gibson Love, he was born in Taylorsville.
A 1950 graduate of the University of Kentucky, he served in the Kentucky National Guard and in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a military policeman stationed in Japan. He was retired as a soil scientist for the U.S.D.A. Soil Conservation Service, mapping soils in almost every county in Kentucky, and also mapping in Vermont.
Love was a square dancer with the “Dudes and Dolls of Corbin,” and enjoyed the University of Kentucky Wildcat games.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Taylorsville, and the Association of Retired Conserva- tion Service Employees, the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, and lifetime membership in the V.F.W.
Surviving are his wife, Joyce Franklin Love, a brother, Harold Love and wife Louise of Lexington; two nephews, Michael Love and wife Kathy of Lexington, and Alan Love and wife Diana, of College Station, Tex.; a cousin, Kaye Prevallet Peak, of Lawrenceburg; and three great-nephews, Samuel Love, Miles Love, and Isaac Love.
Funeral services were held March 29 in Taylorsville.
Bur ial was in Valley Cemetery in Taylorsville.