Stephen W. Covey, 67, Dexter

DEXTER, NY —  Stephen W. Covey, 67, Dexter, passed away Sunday morning, March 29, 2020, at his home under the care of Hospice with his family by his side, following a long battle with cancer.

Born Feb. 11, 1953, in the town of Wilna, the son of Kenneth and Eunice Chamberlain Covey, he attended General Brown Central School.

He married Jannelle “Cookie” Furgison on July 13, 1974, at the Dexter United Methodist Church.

Stephen was a truck driver working for the Town of Brownville until his retirement.

He enjoyed going to auctions, working on old automobiles and going to car shows, fabricating anything out of metal, spending long hours in his garage, hunting and enjoying his family.

He is survived by his wife “Cookie”; four children, William (Julie) Covey of Dexter, Ultra ( Joseph) Strickland of Nanjeng, China, Eric Covey of Dexter, and Josh ( Devon) Covey of Dexter; grandchildren include Maria, Wesley, Xavier and Alexander; a brother, Roger (Dawn) Covey, Three Mile Bay; nieces and nephews and numerous cousins.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at the Airport Christian Fellowship Church.

Donations may be made to the Church in his name.

Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter.

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