Jason Hubert Covington, 54, of Center, passed away Monday, January 18, 2016, in Center.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at First Baptist Church in Center. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Center.
Mr. Covington was born November 9, 1961, in Nacogdoches, to John Maxie Covington and Joy Hughes Covington. He attended Kilgore College and Stephen F. Austin University. Mr. Covington was a loving husband and a devoted dad. His wife and three boys were the light of his life. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Shelby County Cruisers, NHRA and Center Country Club. Mr. Covington was very active in youth baseball, having coached for several years. He was Vice President of Covington Lumber and Construction Company for thirty-one years.
He is survived by
Wife of 24 years: Michelle Chandler Covington of Center
Jacob Covington of Center
Jaxon Covington of Center
Jace Covington of Center
Mother: Joy Hughes Covington of Center
Brother: Johny Covington and wife, Tammie, of Center
Sister: Jennifer Golden of Cypress
Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: Charles and Carolyn Chandler
Sister-in-law: Danielle Permenter and husband, Dennis, of Center
Nieces and Nephews:
Numerous other relatives
A host of friends and a very large baseball family
Preceded in death by
Father: John Covington