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Mr, Michael Leon Covington passed away on July 11, 2011 at the age of 52 at the W.G. “Bill” Hefner V.A. Medical Center Hospice Center.
Mr. Covington was born September 18, 1958 to Walter and Clara Covington, who preceded him in death. He was a member of Phillip Chapel Baptist Church, where the Rev. Chad Armstrong is the Pastor.
Michael served in the United States Army during the Post Vietnam Era and was stationed in Aberdeen Proving Ground Maryland. Mr. Covington retired from the State of North Carolina.
Surviving is one son, Minister Antoine Smith, Sr. and wife Lashaunta of Maryland; one sister, Shirley Lewis of Atlanta GA; three grandchildren, Antoine Smith, Jr., Kennedy Smith and Brayden Smith; one nephew, Richard Dunston, Jr., one niece, Latrece Covington of Atlanta, GA, and a devoted aunt Mrs. Louise Davidson and husband Willie; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Service: The service will be held on Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM at the Salisbury National Cemetery with full Military Honors.
Carolina Cremation (formerly Evergreen Cremation Services) of Salisbury is assisting the Covington family. Online condolences may be made at www.mycarolinacremation.com.