Paul D. Covey

Paul D. Covey, 54, of Camden, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 near Camden.

Paul was born Aug. 24, 1958 to Paul W. and Geneva B. (Marrs) Covey.

Paul was a 1976 graduate of Richmond High School. Paul worked as a farmhand since graduating from high school, first for J.E. Seward, then Stoenner Farms, and currently Vandiver Farms for a total of over forty years.

He was a member of the Camden Baptist Church. He was a lifelong Camden resident.

Survivors include three brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Karen Covey of Camden, Charles Covey of Camden and William and Dorothy Covey of Liberty; two sisters and brother-in-law, Verna Lee Wilson of Belton, and Marshiela and Edwin Shelton of Excelsior Springs; several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by one brother, Mark Covey; and one brother-in-law, Wayne Wilson.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Paul D. Covey Memorial Fund.

Funeral services wereheld Saturday, Dec. 15, at 2:30 p.m. at the Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond. Visitation was held prior to the service at Thurman Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Todd’s Chapel Cemetery west of Richmond. Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be left on our Web site at

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