WINCHENDON – Harold A. “Butch” Covey, 54, of 54 Grove Street, died peacefully Wednesday morning, February 27, 2019 in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
He was born in Gardner on November 23, 1964 and graduated from Gardner High School, where won a bronze medal in track and field and was a member of the wrestling team. Butch also attended Mount Wachusett Community College, where he studied artistry.
Butch was a construction worker and woodworker. An avid collector of antiques and sports memorabilia. he was a fan of both the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. Butch enjoyed going to flea markets at Rietta Ranch and playing pool and darts.
He leaves a daughter, Tia M. Covey of Gardner and her children Brayden Peterson and Jordan Peterson Jr; his father Harold A. Covey of Winchendon; his mother Patricia A. LeBlanc of Winchendon; his brothers and sisters, William J. Covey of Winchendon, John Covey and his wife Rose of Spencer, David Covey and his girlfriend Vicci of Winchendon, Edward Larson and girlfriend Diane of Marlboro, NH, Michelle LeBlanc of Dudley, Heidi Hagan and her husband Brian of Templeton and a brother in law David Theriault of Templeton. Butch was predeceased by two children, Joshua Covey and Heather Covey; a sister, Lica Theriault and stepfather George LeBlanc.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 2 P.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon.
A calling hour will precede the service Saturday from 1 to 2 P.M.