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Robert “Bob” Dean Covey

Robert “Bob” Dean Covey, 85, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, at his home.

Mr. Covey worked at Orton Crane Co. in Huntington for many years and later retired from States Engineering in Fort Wayne. In 1972 he was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

He was born on March 4, 1936, in Huntington, to Fred and Sarah Homier Covey. He was married to Barbara Larkey Covey for 61 years. She survives in Huntington.

Additional survivors include a son, Lonnie Covey; three daughters, Bobbie (James) Irvin, Stacie (Tom) Houghton and Kylie Covey; three sisters, Helen Whittenberger, Judy Alfred and Rita Yeager; four brothers, Jim Covey, Chuck Covey, Gary Covey and Mike Covey; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

There will be no public services at this time. Myers Funeral Home, Huntington, is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made out to the donor’s choice of charity, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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