Loring Charles Covington passed away on March 11, 2014 at age 81. He was born in Savannah, GA on August 24, 1932, and moved to Beaufort, South Carolina where he attended Beaufort schools. He graduated from the University of South Carolina, in Columbia, with a double major. Charles received his MBA from the University of Wisconsin and was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, an international honor society. He was employed by Kimberly-Clark Corporation for 29 years and retired as the Director of Administration in Roswell, GA. Charles served in the U S Air Force for 4 years as a pilot with the rank of Captain. He was a member of Mt. Paran North Church of God where he was an Elder and Elder Emeritus, as well as, a member of the Missions Board for over 20 years. Charles was a member of the International Water Lily and Water Garden Society and also served as Administrative Manager; he was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, Capt. John Collins Chapter, The Huguenot Society of South Carolina and the Cobb County Community Emergency Response Team(CERTS). He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley Ann; son, David Covington of Rockmart, Georgia; daughter, Leigh Ann Jenkins; son-in-law, Chris Jenkins; and three grandsons: David, Twins: Nathan and Ryan Jenkins of Signal Mountain, Tennessee. Memorial Services will be held on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 3:00pm at Mt. Paran North Church of God, 1700 Allgood Road, Marietta, GA 30062. Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.
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