Carl Chauncy Coven­try


DOVER, DEL. — Carl Chauncy 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 Coventr y of Smyrna; John and wife Lau­rie Coventr y 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.

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