Lovick Thomas Kreps

Born: Sun., Feb. 25, 1962
Died: Sat., Nov. 7, 2009

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Lovick Thomas Kreps, age 47, of White Plains, GA, died Saturday, November 7, 2009. Born on February 25, 1962 he was a native of Columbia, SC and the son of Sophie Thomas Kreps of White Plains and the late Duncan Carper Kreps, Sr. He graduated from Stone Mountain High School and was a self employed building contractor who built wonderful buildings. He was also owner of I.R.A.M. an Industrial Rigging and Moving Company. He enjoyed fishing, grilling outdoors, collecting antiques, his work and most of all, his family. He won first place for his barbeque recipe at a Cowles Clinic Barbeque Cook-off.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by two daughters, Ashley Marie Kreps and Taylor Lea Kreps both of Austin, TX; sister and brother-in-law, Stuart Kreps Anderson and David W. Anderson of Monroe, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Duncan Carper Kreps Jr. and Kathleen Kreps of Loganville, GA; an aunt, Mary Chalmers of Charleston, SC; and nieces and nephews, Duncan, Liz, David and Kelly.

Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Edward A. Swehla officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon at McCommons Funeral Home. The family requests that any memorials be made to Habitat for Humanity, 1371 Willow Run Road, Greensboro, GA 30642. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Sherrie Mills Spinks
   Posted Mon November 09, 2009
We are so sorry for your lose. Tommy was a great guy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficut time.

Leigh Meaders Smith
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Tena Jones
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
All of you are in my thoughts and Prayers. Tommy was always so nice and kind and made you feel he really cared. He will be missed. May those loving thoughts and growing up memories help ease the pain and get you through this trying time. May God Bless each and every one of you and Peace be with you.

Cynthia Gilliam
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
Dear Sophie - I am so sorry the loss of your son. We do not expect or prepare to lose our children. I know that you were a wonderful mother and I pray that you can take comfort in that. I think often of our times at Dreher High School and always with affection and admiration for you. God Bless You. c

CHESTER DUKE
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
SOPHIE, I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR SON. MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU. ANN AND I LOST A SON, AT 12 1/2, IN 1980 AND MISS HIM VERY MUCH. SO MANY OF US SHARE THIS TRAGEDY IN LIFE, GENE HUNTER, BILL FINCHER AMONG OTHERS. I PRAY GOD WILL GIVE YOU STRENGHT TO DEAL WITH THIS . MOST SINCERELY, CHESTER

Rhett Corley
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
Prayers are with the entire Kreps family !

Rion M. Rutledge
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
Sophia, My thoughts are with you. Rion

Tom Lippincott
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
My prayers are with all of you. Tommy will surely be missed. He had one of the nicest smiles around. God Bless

Don and Sandi Kent
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Please know that Don and I are here if you need anything.

Cathy McCoy
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
This is Cathy... Wyatt and I came to see you last night. I am so sorry for your loss and deeply pray for you and your family. GOD is an awsome GOD and he will guide you thru this difficult time....

Charles Ingram
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
Dear Sophie, I am very sorry to hear of your son's death. My thoughts will be with you on Thursday, and I will remember your son, you, and the rest of your family in my prayers. Sincerely, Charles Ingram

Judie Nye
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
Sophia, my heart goes out to you in the loss of your son. I send you and your family my deepest sympathy. You will be in my prayers. Love, Judie Reese Nye

Sarah Hardegree Rabon
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
Dear Sophie, I am so sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you and all of your family. Love, Sarah Hardegree Rabon Classmate, '57

Jon Whitt
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
Thoughts and Prayers. God Bless

Kitty Brown Fisher
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
Sophie, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in the loss of your son. With sympathy. Kitty Fisher 57 Dreher Grad

Henry Thomas & Emilie Carey
   Posted Tue November 10, 2009
Dear Sophie, Mary Penny phoned to give us the terrible news. We are so sorry that Lovick has died. What a shock for you and the family. I hope that Mary Penny and other loved ones can give you some comfort, and that you will treasure the good memories that he has left behind. Our prayers are with you. Henry and Emilie

Dave Mitchem
   Posted Wed November 11, 2009
Ms. Kreps & Family, so sorry about Tommy. He really stood by me and my family after my brother Greg's death. I remember spending the following summer painting with him. Tommy had a big heart. God Bless. Dave

Eugene M. Hunter
   Posted Wed November 11, 2009
Sophie, my deepest sympathies to you and yours. Love, Gene

Ann Mitchem
   Posted Wed November 11, 2009
My son, Greg, & Tommy were great friends as young men. Greg passed away in a car accident November 1983. Tommy spent a lot of time with our family in the first terrible and sad sad months. We will always appreciate the comfort and solid presence of Tommy Kreps. He was very good to us. With sympathy to all of his family -- Ann Mitchem - Teresa, Craig & Dave

Carol Bedard
   Posted Thu November 12, 2009
Sophie, my thoughts and prayers are for you today. So sad to miss our children. Much love, Carol

Toni Straut (Neikirk)
   Posted Fri November 13, 2009
My prayers and thoughts are with your family. I was very sad to hear this news. May God grant you peace in the days ahead. Sincerely, Toni.

Lucy Dickson
   Posted Sun November 15, 2009
Dear Sophie, I am grateful to Beth Andert for sending me your sad news. We do not expect to bury our children, it is supposed to be the other way around. I am saddened by your loss yet thankful that you have part of your family close by for love and support. Fondly, Lucy Dickson

Taylor Kreps
   Posted Mon June 14, 2010
Thank you all for the sympathy messages. I know my comment is way over due, But I appreciate all of this is soo much. My dad was a big hearted guy and I know how much he was loved and how truly missed he is still. Thanks again:) and god bless you all.