Morris Covert, 89, of Fairfield, Ohio, passed peacefully from this life into the arms of Christ, his Savior, on Saturday March 6, 2021.
Born on November 12, 1931, in Mercer County, Kentucky, to Jesse Covert and Viola Hall, Morris was a proud veteran of The United States Army and retired from The Ford Motor Company after 46 years of service.
He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 69 years, Joyce Marie (nee McClain); his wonderful children, Mark Allen Covert, Steven Wayne (Karen) Covert, and Sherry Ann (Stephen) Laake; his precious granddaughters, Shannon Marie (Rodrigo) Vasconcelos, Tera Lynn Disdier, Amber Michelle (Chris) Casteel, and Heather Nicole Covert; and his amazing great-grandchildren, Zachary Thomas Casteel, John Gabriel Covert Vasconcelos, Cecilia Elizabeth Casteel, Savannah Sue Covert Vasconcelos, and Emma Faith Casteel.
Morris is preceded in death by his parents and his four brothers, William Covert, Jack Covert, Curtis Covert, and Leslie Ramey.
Visitation for Morris will be held at the Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home (follow the blue line) on Thursday, March 11, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, with funeral and burial services to follow immediately afterward. (Facial coverings required)