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Carl Chauncy Coventry

Posted 2018-09-10 by Pat R
Star Democrat (Easton, Maryland)
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Carl Chauncey Coventry (1938 - 2018)

Dover, Del.--Carl Chauncey Coventry of Dover, DE died peacefully on July 13, 2018 in Cadia "Capital" Healthcare of Dover, DE. He was 79 years old.

Carl was preceded in death by his wife Margaret "Peggy" Coventry, his parents Carl F. and Helen (Stinson) Coventry; sister Ethel Jean Coventry and his son George Coventry. He is survived by his son's Wayne Coventry of Chestertown, MD; Carl "Bud" and wife Debbie Coventry of Smyrna, DE and their mother Alice Coventry of Smyrna; John and wife Laurie Coventry of Wyoming DE; and daughter Robin Coventry of Dover, DE and their mother Frances Haley of Dover, DE. He has 14 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Carl graduated from Dover High School class of 1956. After high school he joined the Delaware National Guard. He worked for Reichold Chemical, Playtex, and was a retired Maryland State Fire Marshal and a member of the Maryland State Bomb Squad. In his early years, he was a volunteer fireman and Fire Chief for the Goldsboro, MD fire company and a past instructor at the Delaware State Fire School. Carl was also known in Wickenburg, Arizona for his and wife Peggy's Honky Tonk Angel Karaoke business.

Over the course of his life, Carl was a Mother Earth News kind of guy. He enjoyed arrowhead hunting and fishing, farming, gardening, camping, smoking meats, building things with his hands, beekeeping, hunting, puzzles, and mining for gold in Arizona.

Carl's body was donated to the Humanity Gifts Registry for research.

Letters of condolence can be sent via

Pippin Funeral Home
119 W. Camden
Wyoming, DE 19934

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