The Daily Camera
August 10, 2004
OBITUARY - ROY F. COVERDELL
September 4, 1916 - August 5, 2004
Roy F. COVERDELL of Pueblo, formerly of Boulder, died of natural causes Thursday, August 5, 2004, in Pueblo. He was 87.
He was born September 4, 1916, in Tingley, Iowa, to Sam Coverdell and Mabel (GOFF) COVERDELL. He married Frances ADKINS in
1936 in Las Animas. They divorced. He married Nancy (HORRY) BURDICK in June 1970 in Las Animas.
Mr. Coverdell served in the Army in 1945-46, was a rancher and farmer from 1946 to 1970, and later worked for Longmont
Foods and Celestial Seasonings.
He was a member of American Legion Post No. 10. He enjoyed horses, farming and
Survivors include a son, Jerry COVERDELL; four stepsons, Harold BURDICK of Boulder, Larry BURDICK of
Boulder, Ray BURDICK of Centennial and Lauren BURDICK of St. George, Utah; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and
He was preceded in death by his wife and former wife; a sister, Veva LUTZ; and a brother, Sloan COVERDELL.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. today at Green Mountain Cemetery, 290 20th St., Boulder, with Chaplain Wes BROWN
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Howe Mortuary, 2121 11th St., Boulder, CO 80302.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2009
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