Michael Wayne Covington, loving husband, father, grandfather and friend passed away on July 4, 2020, at the age of 69. He was born on Monday, November 6, 1950, in Independence, Louisiana. Michael was a resident of Maurepas, Louisiana. He was a man of few words with a heart of gold who was always looking out for others. Michael passed away doing what he loved, running his fishing line at his camp, "5 O'Clock Somewhere", on Pass Manchac.
Michael is survived by his wife, Mary Covington; daughter, Julie Stovall and her husband Eddie; daughter, Susan Covington; grandchildren, James and Jadyn Bassett, and Kinsey, Jackson and Maddie Stovall; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Daniel Covington; mother, Mary Alice Decota; brothers, Jimmy and Carl Covington; and sister, Patricia Branton.
A Memorial Service for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm, at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401.
Interment will be in Whitehall Cemetery, Maurepas, Louisiana, at 2:00 pm, Friday, July 10, 2020.