Former professor Covey passes away

Cyclone CoveyWe are saddened to inform you that Cyclone Covey, professor emeritus of history, died Nov. 22 in Winston-Salem. Covey was a member of the Wake Forest faculty from 1968 until his retirement in 1988.

A memorial service for Covey will be held Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. in Wait Chapel. A reception for the family will be held earlier in the afternoon, at 1:30 p.m., at Frank Vogler & Sons funeral home on Reynolda Road.

In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family requests that donations be made to the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at  P.O. Box 7777, Winston-Salem, NC 27109 or through the online giving form.

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