Richard Ernest Covell, 83, passed away February 1, 2014 in Canon City, CO. The son of Walter and Bessie (Mink) Covell, Richard was born April 7, 1930 in Canon City. Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired Captain with the Colorado Department of Corrections. He retired after 31 years with the Department. Richard enjoyed riding his Goldwing motorcycle, and loved his family. Mr. Covell is survived by his wife, Dorene; children, Karen (Luther) Brown and Kevin Covell; grandchildren, Tyler and Kaitlyn; and siblings, Barbara Rupp and Donald (Martha) Ferkel. At his request, cremation has taken place and no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Sangre de Cristo Hospice at 601 Greenwood, Canon City, CO 81212. Arrangements are under the care of Funeral & Cremation Care of Colorado.
Published in The Canon City Daily Record on Feb. 5, 2014