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Carl Chauncy Coventry

1938 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Carl Chauncy Coventry Obituary
Carl Chauncy Coventry, of Dover, died peacefully on Friday, July 13, 2018 in Cadia "Capital" Healthcare of Dover. He was 79.

Carl was preceded in death by his wife Margaret "Peggy" Coventry, his parents Carl F. and Helen (Stinson) Coventry; sister Ethel Jean Coventry and his son George Coventry. He is survived by his sons Wayne Coventry of Chestertown, Md.; Carl "Bud" and wife Debbie Coventry of Smyrna, and their mother Alice Coventry of Smyrna; John and wife Laurie Coventry of Wyoming; and daughter Robin Coventry of Dover, and their mother Frances Haley of Dover. He has 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Carl graduated from Dover High School class of 1956. After high school he joined the Delaware National Guard. He worked for Reichold Chemical, Playtex and was a retired Maryland State Fire Marshall and a member of the Maryland State Bomb Squad. In his early years he was a volunteer fireman and fire chief for the Goldsboro, Md., fire company and a past instructor at the Delaware State Fire School.

Carl was also known in Wickenburg, Arizona for his and wife Peggy's Honky Tonk Angel Karaoke business.

Over the course of his life, Carl was a Mother Earth News kind of guy. He enjoyed arrowhead hunting & fishing, farming, gardening, camping, smoking meats, building things with his hands, beekeeping, hunting, puzzles and mining for gold in Arizona.

Carl's body was donated to the Humanity Gifts Registry for research.

Letters of condolence can be sent via www.pippinfuneralhome.com.
Published in Dover Post from July 25 to Aug. 3, 2018
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