Francis J. Covert, 80, passed from this life on July 13, 2016 at Haven Hospice in Lake City after a brief illness, with his devoted son by his side.
He was a husband, father and had retired from the Southern Connecticut Gas Company.
Mr. Covert was born March 11, 1936 in Morris, MN to the late John Henry Covert and the late Lillie (Thielke) Covert.
He enjoyed golf, motorcycling, RVing and traveling with his wife.
Mr. Covert is survived by his daughter, Robin L. Ragan; and son, James D. Covert; four grandchildren; Brittany Ragan, Nicholas Covert, Jessica Covert, Sean Covert and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 52 years; Frances R Covert; his mother, father, brothers; Raymond Covert, Terry Covert, Dennis Covert and sister Karen Covert, his grandson Brandon Ragan and his son Tomas J. Covert.
Burial will be at the family's convenience, at Jacksonville Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Covert was very much loved and will be greatly missed. Some day we will all meet again... Love you Dad.
Arrangements trusted to by ICS Cremation and Funeral Home, 357 NW Wilks Lane Lake City, Fla 32055. 386-752-3436; www.icsfuneralservices.com
Published on  July 14, 2016