Robert L. Covey
Bob grew up in Southern Vermont and was a graduate of the Albany Campus of Russell Sage College and New England Institute in Boston. His family has been in funeral service since 1915 and, following graduation from college, Bob returned home to assume operation of the family business in Wilmington.
In 1984, Bob and his wife, Kathie, acquired funeral homes in Bennington, Arlington and Manchester, Vermont, operating them until 2003. In 2004, Bob moved to Underhill and began working with the Heald Funeral Home on a part time basis as a licensed funeral director and embalmer.
Bob and Kathie have three grown children, Mark, Jeremy and Erin and a grandson, Isaiah. He is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, Past President of the Vermont Funeral Directors Association, served 5 years on the Vermont State Board of Funeral Service and is a former member of the Selected Independent Funeral Homes, National Disaster Mortuary Service - DMORT Region 1 and the Vermont Army National Guard. He attends the United Church of Underhill.
Bob enjoys golf, walking and spending time with his grandson. He was formerly a licensed pilot and still enjoys all types of aviation.