Richard L. 'Dick' Covey, 77, passed away April 21, 2006, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by his wife, Phyllis E. Covey of the family home; children, Diane (Floyd) Roach of Blair, Okla. and Gina (Dr. Wallace ) Ward of Burley, Idaho; stepmother, Helen M. Covey of Deming, N.M.; grandchildren, Sean Roach of Blair, Okla., Ann (Pedro) Canales of Amarillo, Texas, Jack Roach of Edmond, Okla., Katherine (Mark) Munt of Salt Lake City, Utah and John Ward of Denton, Texas; sister, Susan (Robert) Moon of Grand Junction, Colo., brother-in-law, Ralph Leonard and sister-in-law, Judy Covey, both of Arvada, Colo. Many treasured nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Jamie and Carrie Covey; brother, Garry V. Covey; and sister, Joyce Leonard. Dick was born on January 11, 1929, in Pueblo. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. Dick retired as a market analyst from Rocky Mountain Steel (formerly CF&I). Dick was a 'Super-Dad' for many reasons but especially for his involvement with his daughters' Scouting trips. He enjoyed photography and woodworking. Dick's special passion was his volunteer work at Sangre De Cristo Hospice and St. Mary Corwin Hospital. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Monday, April 24, 2006, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 107 E. Routt Ave., with the Reverends Tom W. Peacock and William G. Cooper officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to St. Paul United Methodist Church or Sangre de Cristo Hospice, through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. May the beautiful memories that fill your heart help to bring you comfort.

    Dear Phyllis and family

    Our sympathy to all of you. Dick will be missed by all who knew him.

    Tom and Sharon
    Melanie & Holly Metz
    Paul and Tammy Metz and children

  2. TO DIANE AND FAMILY I DIDN’T KNOW MR COVEY BUT I KNOW HIS DAUGHTER AND ALL I CAN SAY HE MUST HAVE BEEN A GREAT MAN BECAUSE HE HAS A GREAT DAUGHTER THAT HAS ALWAYS BEEN THERE FOR ME THROUGH ALL MY TRIALS OF LIFE YOU’LL ARE ALL IN MY FAMILIES PRAYERS AND REMEMBER GOD IS ALWAYS WITH US THROUGH ANYTHING NO MATTER HOW TOUGH THINGS GET IN LIFE BELEIVE ME I AM A WALKING TESTIMONY OF TOUGH TIMES JUST ASK DIANE GOD BLESS YOU ALL YOUR FRIEND DONNA BERNAL

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