Aubrey H. Covington passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the age of 94. Beloved husband of Jeannine R. Covington for 69 years and loving father of Jeannie M. Covington. Son of the late Arch and Alice Erwin Covington. Brother of the late Grady Covington (late, Eldo), Roy Covington (Edna), Alvis C. Stafford (late, Lenny), Gladys C. Williams (late, Roy), Hazel C. Watts (late, Warren), Warren Williams (late, Omer), and Jessie W. Barnett (late, Homer). Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Aubrey was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army Signal Corps (SHAEF) from 1944-1946 in World War II for which he was awarded the prestigious Legion of Honor from France. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and during his service was called to active duty serving in the 1st Marine Division from 1950-1951 in Korea. He worked for NOPSI/LP&L/Entergy New Orleans until his retirement after over 40 years of service. He was a member of the VFW Metry Post 6640 since 1950.
"I may not be rich but I have something money can't buy... friends." -Aubrey Covington
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Services at Garden of Memories Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4900 Airline Dr., Metairie, LA 70001 on Monday, February 10, 2020. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am with a service starting at 1:00 pm followed by military honors and burial. In lieu of flowers, donations to Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org are greatly appreciated.