Robert Johnson Covington

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  • - Stacie Byrd
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ROBERT JOHNSON COVINGTON Robert Johnson Covington, 84 of Oak Island passed away on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at his home. Mr. Covington was born June 1, 1930 in Reidsville, NC. He was a member of Oak Island Presbyterian Church and had retired to Oak Island 14 years ago from Monroe. Mr. Covington was a veteran of the US Army having served in the Korean Conflict and was a graduate of Western Carolina University. He was preceded in death by his father James Daniel Covington; his mother and step-father Madge and Wade Carpenter; a son Shannon Covington; a brother and a sister. Surviving is his wife of 60 years, Frances Covington; a daughter Kim Covington Yontosh and husband George of Raleigh; a grandson Scott Duncan and wife Angela of Cary; two great-grandsons Tyler and Jaxon Duncan; two nieces and one nephew. A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Oak Island Presbyterian Church with Reverend Walter Taylor officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Children's Home, 3844 N Carolina 8, Lexington, NC 27292. You may send online condolences to Peacock - Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, NC.
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Peacock, Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service
1411 North Howe Street
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-6944
Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Aug. 16 to Aug. 17, 2014
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