Services were set for 2 p.m. today at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Larry Hitesman and Brother James Kinsey were to officiate. Burial was to follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were to be Mike Richards, Rick Brown, David Owen Tomlinson, Bill Hatchett, Ronnie Robinson and James Petty.
Mr. Covington was born May 22, 1944, in Martin, son of the late Floyd and Geneva (Byars) Covington. He married the former Linda Stover Nov. 29, 1963. She survives. Wally was a retired employee of the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Union City and was a member of Sunswept Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Patriot Guard Riders.
He is also survived by two daughters and his son-in-law, Lana (Covington) Long and Christy and Mike Posey, all of Union City; three grandchildren and the spouse of one, Mallorie Smith of Clinton, Ky., Ryan Pruett of Union City and Alysha and Thomas Jackson of Clarksville; and four great-grandchildren, Will Sanders and Kyleigh Sanders, both of Clinton, Landon Pruett of South Fulton and Carter Jackson of Clarksville.
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