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Jay Covington

June 18, 1979 — February 1, 2017

Obituary for John "Jay" Covington IV

A Celebration of Life Service for John “Jay” E. Covington IV, 37, will be 3:00 p.m., Saturday at LeCompte Johnson Taylor Funeral Home. Rev. Tonya Kenner will officiate. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. until the time of service, Saturday.

He was a Frankfort native, and a member of the Methodist Faith. He was a carrier for Fed Ex, and an EMT/ Fireman. He died Wednesday at Markey Cancer Center in Lexington.

Survivors include his daughter, Emersyn Covington; mother, Linda Kay Woodruff, Lexington; father and step-mother, John Ewin and Mendy Covington, III; half-sister, Hannah Covington, all of Frankfort; uncle, Jack Woodruff, Lexington; and great aunt, Romanza Johnson, Bowling Green.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Jane and Kenneth “K” Woodruff; paternal grandparents, John E. Covington, Jr. and Ada “Dickie” Covington; and a great uncle, Ralph E. Johnson.

Contributions may be made to Markey Cancer Center, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40536.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

LeCompte Johnson Taylor Funeral Home


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