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Thomas Harvey Covey

Thomas Harvey Covey

Male 1908 - 2001  (93 years)

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  • Name Thomas Harvey Covey  [1
    Born 19 Nov 1908  Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Nov 2001  Morgantown, Monongalia Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I10204  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2012 

    Father Daniel Owen Covey,   b. 20 Nov 1878, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1952, Beckley, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Josephine Trail,   b. 20 Dec 1879,   d. 28 Aug 1948, Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1900  Raleigh Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F3858  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Obituary (courtesy of www.Findagrave.com):
      Thomas H. Covey, 93, of Center Avenue in Weston, died at 5:30 am Thursday, November 22, 2001, at Morgan Manor in Morgantown, following a brief illness.
      He was born November 1, 1908, in Raleigh County, a son of the late Daniel Owen and Josephine (Trail) Covey.
      His wife, Margaret Elizabeth Bailey Covey, whom he married March 2, 1935, preceded him in death, August 22, 1998.
      Surviving are son Thomas H. Covey, Jr. and wife Hope of Morgantown; daughters: Myra Jo White and husband Thomas of Fort Ashby and Sharon Lindsey and husband Billy of Parkersburg; Grandchildren, Joda Covey Fogerson, Emily Covey Kiral, Mya White Fields, Kathie White Whiteman, Joy White Linthicu, Kristen Lindsey, and Jeffrey Lindsey; seven great-grandchildren; and two faithful neighbors who watched over him, Roberta Springston and Andy Sleigh.
      He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
      Mr. Covey was part owner and a salesman at the former Gregg Grocery in Weston. Prior to his retirement, he was a wholesale salesman for Fulks Brothers Sporting Goods in Clarksburg. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Weston and Weston Masonic Lodge 10 AF&AM. He was an All State football player at Woodrow Wilson High School and a charter member of the Woodrow Wilson Sports Hall of Fame. He played football and baseball for the West Virginia University Mountaineers and was an avid WVU sports fan. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
      Funeral services were held Sunday, November 25, 1991 [sic]... Interment followed in the Weston Masonic Cemetery. Graveside rites were accorded by Weston Masonic Lodge No. 10 AF&AM.

  • Sources 
    1. [S864] Karen Brooks|, Karen Brooks Willey, "Descendants of Owen Snuffer", (Karen Brooks Willey; Email: hillhoney@snet (Aug 2012)).