Christopher Ray Covington, 55, of China Grove, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018.
He was born November 23, 1962, in Charleston County, SC, to the late Kenneth Ray Covington and Myrtle Parker Covington. Mr. Covington was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1984 to 1988. After his military service, Chris retired as an outside engineer from Mid-South Consulting Engineers.
Mr. Covington was preceded in death by his parents, adopted mother Pearline Corrick, his son Jamie Ray Covington, and brother, Gerald Corrick.
He is survived by his brothers, Bennie Springs, Ricky Springs, and Dennis Corrick; sisters, Kay Vain and Denise Brooks; daughter-in-law Kaci Covington; and five grandchildren, Jackson Camp, Khloe Covington, Brian Covington, Jaiden Covington, and Elijah Covington.
The family will greet friends and relatives from 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM on Friday, September 14, 2018, at Powles Staton Funeral Home in Rockwell.
A graveside service with Military Graveside Rites by Rowan County Veterans Honor Guard and North Carolina National Guard will follow at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 14, at the Salisbury National Cemetery, 501 Statesville Boulevard, Salisbury, NC 28144.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Covington family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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