David W. “Dave” Cover
July 03, 1934 ‒ February 22, 2017
David W. “Dave” Cover, age 82, of Edison, passed away Wednesday morning, February 22, 2017, at Marion General Hospital following a brief illness.
Dave was born in Johnsville, on July 3, 1934, to the late Chauncey D. and Kathryn (Frank) Cover. He was a graduate from Mount Gilead High School in the class of 1953.
On May 14, 1982, Dave married the love of his life, Frances L. Cass at Trinity United Methodist Church
For 43 years, Dave worked as a crane operator for the H.P.M. Corporation where he retired from in 1997. He also loved to farm and drove school bus for 33 years for the Mount Gilead School System.
Dave was a past member of Pleasant Grove Church of Christ and current Deacon and member of the Mount Gilead Church of Christ. With a love for his community, he was also a founding member of the Antique Tractor Club and board member of the HPM Credit Union Board.
His wonderful smile and words of encouragement to all he met will surely be missed.
In addition to his wife, Fran, Dave is survived by his children: Tim (Lori) Cover, Connie (Jim) Conant, and Cindy Cover; step-children: Claude (Deana) Hetrick, Cathy (Wayne) Dale, Corinne (Bill) Webb, Clayton (Jill) Hetrick; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers: Frank, Warren, and Forest Cover.
His family will greet friends from 11AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the Mount Gilead Church of Christ. A service celebrating his life will follow there at 2 PM with Pastor Doug Bryan officiating. A private burial at Bryn Zion Cemetery will be held at a later time.
If desired memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Gilead Church of Christ, Mount Gilead Athletic Booster, and/or the Morrow County Humane Society.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to serve Dave’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.