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Former House member Sam Love Jr. dies at 75

WEIRTON, W.Va. — A former member of the West Virginia House of Delegates has died.

According to an obituary in the Weirton Daily Times, Samuel A. Love, Jr., died Tuesday at the age of 75.

Sam Love Jr.

Love, born in Morgantown and native of Weirton, served the state’s 1st District in the House from 1983-1996. From 1996-200 he served as the Hancock County Assessor.

His obituary said ‘Sam’ was a lobbyist and the owner of A1 Bail Bonding.

Love retired with over 30 years of work with Weirton Steel where he was an electrician in the tin mill. He graduated from Weir High School in 1963.

Due to COVID-19, Sam’s family will have a private visitation at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home in Weirton.

He will be laid to rest at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

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