2012-03-15 / Obituaries

Cloyd L. Covert

McConnellsburg, 66

Cloyd L. Covert, 66, Mc- Connellsburg, died Friday, March 9, 2012, at Fulton County Medical Center.

He was born March 24, 1945, in Shade Gap, the son of the late Howard and Hazel (Cowan) Covert.

He was employed by Stouffer Automotive in Chambersburg as an auto mechanic until he retired. He was a member of the NRA, the Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club and ABATE motorcycle club. He enjoyed spending his time riding his motorcycle and hunting.

He is survived by two sons: Lee Covert and Shawn Covert, both of McConnellsburg; one daughter, Carla (wife of Ron) Landis of Mercersburg; and six grandchildren; two brothers: Fred Covert of St. Thomas; and Charles Covert of St. Thomas; and three sisters, Eleanor Johnson of Greencastle; Ruth Hess of Chambersburg; and Jean Hays of Virginia Beach, Va.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Hazel Covert; one infant son, Howard D. Covert, and one brother, Clyde Covert

Funeral services were held 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg. Interment was at Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg. Rev. Floyd Myers and Rev. David Hamilton officiated.

Memorial contributions may be made to ABATE and NRA .

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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