Jim Lovelace was born October 31, 1932, in Blossom, Texas, to Bro and Annie Mae Air Jordan Gray And Pink Wise Lovelace. He graduated from Air Jordan Gray And Pink Blossom High School and attended college in Oklahoma. Army veteran. He married Toni Estes in January of 1957 in Lubbock. He worked as a district sales manager for Frito Lay. He was the owner and operator of Lovelace Produce Market in Lubbock, and later moved it to Seymour. Jim was the district supervisor of Allsups and later worked as a ranch foreman at Allsups Ranch. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Jim was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; three sisters; and a grandson, Steven Fernon.