Rock Hill – Mr. John Robert (Bobby) Covington passed Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at his home with his family around him.
Mr. Covington was born in Rock Hill and the son of the late Lee Benjamin Covington and the late Mattie Adkins Covington. He was a member of Allison Creek Presbyterian Church and retired from Continental Tire in Charlotte, NC. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran. Mr. Covington loved to farm, hunt and fish. In addition to his parents, Mr. Covington was preceded in death by his brothers, Roy Covington and David Covington and his sisters, Mary Lee Perrin, Edna Alexander, and Dorothy Gaskin.
A graveside service for Mr. Covington will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, 5780 Allison Creek Road with Reverend Bob Elliott and Hunter Covington officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:30 PM, Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC and other times at the home.
Mr. Covington is survived by his wife, Helen Jackson Covington; his son, David Covington of Rock Hill; his daughters, Lynn C. Brown and husband, Melvin of York, and Christy Covington of Rock Hill; his grandchildren, Cole Brown and wife, Kendall, Matt Brown and wife, Brooke, Hunter Covington, and Leigh Covington; and his great grandchild, Jace Brown.
Memorials may be made to Regency Hospice, 420 Herlong Ave., Suite 104, Rock Hill, SC 29732.