Minister Michael Dean Love

April 4, 1951 ~ September 11, 2019 (age 68)

Michael Dean Love, 68 of San Diego, California passed away peacefully after a short illness on September 11, 2019.  

Michael was born on April 4, 1951 in San Diego, California to Teresa Rodriguez and H. Robert Love. A bright and talented young man, Michael graduated from San Diego High School in 1969 where he played football. He later studied at San Diego State University.

After graduation, he was drafted into the United States Army and served in Vietnam. Upon his return to the United States, Michael began a career in sales and later in investment banking and brokering. He also spent time as a boxing promoter and would travel throughout the world.  

Michael was a long-time member of Bethel Baptist Church and would later serve as Minister until his death. He found great joy from preaching the Gospel and the various missions trip he made to Haiti and Southeastern Asia.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents and 3 siblings. Michael’s memory will forever be cherished by his wife Charmaine, children Taneh (Joe) Morris, Monsio (Anthony) Joof, Christian (Shania) Love, Brittney (Jeremy) Cavaco, Michael (Sashka) Love and Mikhaila Love; grandchildren Tiana, Ahmad Michael, Toni Sahai, Michael, Laila, Lathan, Makai, McKenzie, Maile, Zara and Zuri; great grandchildren Brooklyn and Carter; siblings Carmen, David and Renee , stepchildren: Mark Hatchett, Jr., Marissa Hatchett, and a  host of nieces, nephews, cousins, loved ones and friends.

A memorial service honoring his life will be held at noon on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Bethel Baptist Church, 1962 Euclid Ave. San Diego, CA. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.



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