of Blytheville, AR
May 5, 1945 - December 21, 2022
Billy Ray Covington, 77, of Osceola, passed away in Lake City on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. He was born on May 5, 1945 in Lepanto to Levi and Bertha Mae Covington. Billy retired from Cyro Industries and was a member of North Tenth Street Baptist Church in Blytheville. He went into the Army in 1965 and was Honorably Discharged in 1967. Billy was a Vietnam Veteran. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Arlene Covington; daughter, Regina Covington Taylor; granddaughter, Tyler Madison (Austin) Griffin; great grandchildren, Logan Ramsey Griffin, Lex Taylor Griffin; sisters, Carolyn (Carl) Morgan, Jean Morris Skaggs and a host of family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Billy Ray Covington Jr and brother, Bobby Covington. The visitation will be held at Roller-Swift Funeral home on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. The funeral service will follow at 12:30 pm. Interment at Mississippi County Memorial Gardens. Guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com
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So sorry Arlene and family. I just read about Billy's passing. Sending you my deepest sympathies. Barbara Weaver
Arlene, you and your family are in our prayers!!! Love and hugs!! ❤️🙏
Gina and Arlene, so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts. Billy was a great guy and he willbe missed. Take care. Dot
Billy was closest to my late brother John Terry Nelson and I remember when we ran around Keiser so many years ago. I often think fondly about those days. My deepest sympathies to Arlene and family!
Arlene I’m so sorry for your loss, praying for you and your family.
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. In my thoughts and prayers.
So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers are with you
I sure enjoyed listening to him while he would tell me about his fishing and hunting experiences. Condolences to you and your family ❤️
Many prayers for you, Arlene and Gina and your family!! Many memories growing up at the stores.
So sorry for your loss, Arlene and Gina. Love and prayers to you.
I’m so sorry for your loss. Thinking and praying for you and your family.
My heart goes out to this beautiful family during your time of loss. Melinda
Arlene, I know what you and your family are going through, the loss of Peggy sue and now your wonderful husband. I pray that you will receive the sweet presence of the Holy spirit during your time of grief. Love you. Tom.
We are so sorry for y’all’s loss. Bill was a very nice man.
So sorry to hear of your husbands passing.Preying God will give you peace in your heart to carry you thru. The Bourland’s , James and Lois
Arlene & family, I’m so sorry to learn of Bill’s passing. Prayers for you all today and the days ahead! God bless you with his peace & comfort!
The lord just received a special Person. Our prayers are with the family.
RIP Bill you will be missed ! Bill was a good guy and loved his family dearly ! Prayers for the family !!!
Brant and I are so saddened to hear of Billy’s passing. We always thought a lot of him and enjoyed visiting with him. I know your hearts are broken but I also believe that he has gone on to his just rewards in a much better place. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and in our prayers. So thankful that Carolyn got to visit with him. She sure loved her brother. Sincere condolences…Brant and Cathy Followell
Arlene and Gina. I am so so sorry for your loss. It is a hard thing to go thru. Please know that I am thinking of you both. Kay
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So sorry to hear about Billy. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sending love, thoughts, and prayers to you and your family during this tough time. Bill touched so many lives in the very best way. I’m grateful I got the chance to know him.
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.