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“As a final send off, a professional pilot created a message for all to see. The aircraft is flying at an elevation of 10,000 feet. One letter is as...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: juliecovey

“These pictures are at Dana Landing, waiting for the boat captain, and delivering Ken. Many, many thanks to Ken, Anya & Melissa for everything they...Read More »
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“A few pictures of family and friends arriving... the love and friendship that surrounded Ken was tangible (even from behind the camera!). Even though...Read More »
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“Tossing out the wreath, scattering the ashes and rose petals. Those on the pier also tossed out rose petals and flowers. It was a nice goodbye. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: juliecovey

“The video I shot was from Harbor Island accross from the airport...Amazing!!! ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Anya

“Honoring Ken's years in the Army - the Honor Guard performing the Flag Folding Ceremony and playing Taps. They asked the children to hold the flag...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: juliecovey

“Ken was always so mellow and friendly. I remember alot of fun get-togethers over the years and his laugh. I am fortunate to have known him and his...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Susan

“Ken was a terrific father-in-law and grandfather. He never forgot our birthdays or anniversary. He was generous towards his grandchildren and we...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: juliecovey

“I'm going to miss calling Ken on the phone, talking trash and laughing with him. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Miki

“Ken and I always had so much fun together for he was the most respectful man I have ever known... I still can hear him say hello................ NY...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Patricia


Ken passed away on January 29, 2011. He was born on January 2, 1944 in Muskogee, OK to parents Leroy and Eleanor Covey. Ken served 6 years in the Army and achieved the rank of Captain. He was stationed in Italy where his son was born. They moved to the San Diego area and Ken found his home in Poway where he retired as a Postal Carrier after 20 years.

Ken had a strong commitment to family and could always be counted on to be at every family gathering. He was a loving and supportive Father to his son and enjoyed his grandchildren. He enjoyed playing cards and hanging out with good friends. He had many friends and family who miss him.

He is survived by brothers Rick and Linn Covey, sister Amily Houlberg, son Darryl Covey and two grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held on March 5th at 1pm at the end of the Ocean Beach Pier in San Diego.