Randall Dale Covington, 59, Marceline, passed away on June 19, 2013.
He was born on July 26, 1953 in St. Joseph, MO to Dale and Norma (Stephens) Covington. He was preceded in death by his father.
Randy married Margaret Kozanecki on June 22, 1974. That union resulted in the births of Christopher and Patricia (Trish). He later married Rita Pope Floray on June 30, 1994 with whom he re-located to Marceline.
After Lafayette High School, Randy worked for many years as a foreman for Sprague Excavating.
He was raised in the Church of Christ.
Randy enjoyed fishing, hunting, antiquing and music of all types. He’l be remembered for his quick wit and ever-present sense of humor.
Survivors include his mother, Norma Covington; Rita Covington, Marceline; son, Christopher of Rea, MO; daughter, Trish Edwards, her husband, Daniel, and their son, Layne; sister, Ann (Covington) Mowry and her husband, Stephen, and family. Stepchildren are Curtis Floray, Hamilton, MO and Heath of Waldorf, Maryland.
Visitation and Services will be at Gladden –Stamey Funeral Home, commencing at 9:30 AM on Saturday June 22, 2013, followed by interment at Ashland Cemetery, all of St. Joseph.
Flowers are appreciated, and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests that the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation be considered.