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COL Robert Philip “Phil” Love

COL Robert Philip “Phil” Love

Birth
Greenville, Hunt County, Texas, USA
Death 13 Jan 2017 (aged 81)
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Plot SECTION 97 SITE 749
Memorial ID 175483695 · View Source
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FORT WORTH -- Robert Philip “Phil” Love, 81, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, to continue his eternal life with the Lord.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Agape Baptist Church. Interment: Private in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Phil was born Sept. 4, 1935, in Greenville, graduated from Greenville High School, and received his BBA in Industrial Management from Texas Tech in 1958. After graduating, Phil received a direct commission into the Air Force as a hospital administrator. While in the Air Force, Phil completed his master’s degree in Computer Science at Texas A&M in 1966.
Phil also married Joyce Geer in 1966 and they left for Thailand where Phil served his Vietnam tour. Phil and Joyce spent a year in Thailand while Phil was in charge of the seven computer centers. Upon returning to the states, they moved to the Washington, D.C., area. At the Pentagon he was assigned to Headquarters Air Force and Department of Defense. His last tour in Washington was at the White House where he was in charge of the White House Computer Center, which served the White House and the National Security Council. Always striving to move closer to their families in Texas, Phil spent the last three years in the Air Force as the director of the computer center for theOklahoma City Air Logistics Center. He retired in 1983 at the rank of colonel. Phil then began his second career in Fort Worth with General Dynamics and then Computer Sciences Corporation as the director of Professional Services until he retired in 1997. After retirement, Phil continued his church work, including being a charter member of AgapeBaptist Church.
Survivors: His wife of 50 years, Joyce Geer Love; daughters, Nancy Love Klinkenberg and her husband, Gus, Linda Love Fisher and her husband, Drew; grandchildren, Bethany Klinkenberg, Dillon Fisher and Laura Fisher; and sister, Dorothy Embry.
Thompson Harveson & Cole Funeral Home and Crematory


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  • Maintained by: Tim Hawkins
  • Originally Created by: Red Bird
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175483695
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for COL Robert Philip “Phil” Love (4 Sep 1935–13 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175483695, citing Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tim Hawkins (contributor 46844902) .