Wendell Elton Hayward Lovett
Wendell Elton Hayward Lovett was born September 21, 1952 to Martha and Elton Hayward in Grand Rapids Michigan. He was later adopted by Bill Lovett along with his brothers. Wendell grew up in east Grand Rapids area. In 1982 he met Sandy, and a year later moved to Santa Barbara California. In 1985 they were married. On September 11, 1991 Sandy gave birth to their only child Autumn Corinne Lovett.
Wendell had a love of music and cooking. While in Santa Barbara he was part of the Jazz society, playing drums in a band. He was also a cook at the Little Town Club and Montecito Country Club.
Wendell was known very well around town as the Karaoke King of Santa Barbara. Many enjoyed his voice and passion towards music. He was best known for Motown covers. In 2016 he returned to Grand Rapids Michigan to take care of his mother. He found karaoke and continued to sing, up to his last days here on earth. Wendell and his voice will provide many memories to look back and reminisce on, forever.
Wendell left us on July 12, 2019, even though he is gone his voice and love for his daughter and family will live forever. He is survived by his Mother Martha Lovett, Daughter Autumn Lovett, lastly his Brothers William and David Lovett.
If you would like to support the family in funeral cost, there is a go fund me account.
As Wendell would say;
“In a Minuet”
There will be a celebration of of life in September; if you would like to help with funeral cost go to: https://www.gofundme.com/f/wendell-lovett-memorial?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=fb_co_campmgmt_m