Monday, December 5, 2022

Obituary - Richard LeRoy Covey

Richard “Rick” Covey, 62, formerly of Vernon County, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at his home in St. Louis. Rick was born on March 20, 1960 in Howard County, MO to Edwin Leo and Juanita Francis (Gillispie) Covey. He married Dorothy Kasper and to this union three children were born.

Rick grew up in the Foster and Rich Hill, MO area and attended Schell City, MO schools. He was a factory worked most of his life and worked at Crane Plumbing in Nevada, MO for over 20 years. He has lived in St. Louis for the past two years.

Survivors include his three children, Juanita Covey (Tim Henley), LeRoy J. Covey (Christina Fritts), and Jaimie Covey (Nicole Coats), all of Nevada, MO; four grandchildren; and five brothers and three sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and one brother.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 17, 2022, with Pastor Robert Fox officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

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