2008-07-26 / Obituaries

Charles G. Covert

A funeral service for Charles G. Covert, 76, of Thornville, was held July 19, 2008, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 6004 Linnville Road, Newark, with Pastor David Barnhart presiding. Interment was at Lutheran Cemetery.

Mr. Covert passed away July 16, 2008, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. He was born Sept. 18, 1931, in Nelsonville, to his late parents Vernon and Thelma (Murphy) Covert. He retired from Owens Corning Fiberglas after 36 years of service.

Charles was a dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Florence E. Covert; children, Charles (Cathy) Covert, of The Dalles, Ore., JoAnn (Jack) Jones, of Sarahsville, Darrell (Vickie) Covert, of Rushville, Jeffrey (Jackie) Covert, of New Lexington, Lynn (George) Baruxes, of Seville, Fla., Ruth Cates, of Newark, Terry E. Covert, of Heath, and Trena Huffman, of Heath; stepchildren, Larry E. Spires, of Columbus, Terry Spires, of Lancaster, and Rosalina Diane Spires, of Lancaster; grandchildren, Laura Cassnos, Robert Dermer, Justin Covert, Tyler Covert, Jeffrey Covert, Sherry Covert, Jonathan Covert, Aaron Crawford, Brandt Baruxes, Renee Cates, Brandon Covert, Nick Covert, Nathan Gayheart, Logan Huffman and Clarice Huffman; stepgrandchildren, Joey Spires, Nicole Spires, Cody Spires and Chanell Spires; 16 great-grandchildren; brothers, Darrell Covert, Richard Covert, Gary Covert and David Covert; sisters, Virginia Brannon and Carol Covert; and adopted son, John (Beth) Farabee.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Covert was preceded in death by his first wife, Clarice (Hupp) Covert; great-grandson, Ray Gayheart; brothers, Ted and Robert Covert; daughters, Cherly and Sherry Covert; and sister, Mary.

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