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Robert "Bob" Joe Covington

December 9, 1942 — April 3, 2022

Robert “Bob” J. Covington

Age 79, of Cadet, Missouri suddenly passed away at Mercy South Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born December 9th, 1942 in Sulligent, Alabama. Bob married the love of his life Lavonne (nee Steinkamp) Covington on January 7th, 2006, in Barnhart, Missouri. Bob was an Army Veteran and prided himself on being a Green Baret.  Before retiring he was a building inspector and after retiring he took small jobs repairing things.  He was known to all as a hard-working family man. On Sundays he had date day with his wife Lavonne, enjoyed taking road trips out West, singing karaoke, spending time in his garage drinking his favorite beer - Bud Light, and taking care of and showing off his favorite car an all-black 1993 GT Convertible Mustang.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by:

Sister – Angie Evans

Sons – Brian (Melissa) Covington and Michael (Jen) Freiner

Daughters – Kathy (Greg) McGowan and Amber Covington

Grandchildren – Lindsey Pelkowski, Christine Pelkowski, Bennett (Kaylynn) Covington, Zachary Eye, Grace Eye, Lucas Freiner, Colton Freiner, and Grayson Freiner

Great – Grandchildren – Sophia Porter and Elijah Wolfe

Preceded in death by his mother Nellie (nee Trentham) Barrett and siblings Nella Jean, Johnny, Jimmy, Angie, Mary Nell, and Marie.

Memorial Gathering – Friday, April 8th at 10:00 am Robert D. Brown Funeral Home 103 Fourth Street, Hillsboro, Missouri 63050

Memorial Service - Friday, April 8th at 11:00 am Robert D. Brown Funeral Home 103 Fourth Street, Hillsboro, Missouri 63050

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Memorial Gathering

Friday, April 8, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Friday, April 8, 2022

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Robert D. Brown Funeral Home

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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