Hibbert Allan Covey, known as Bert, passed away January 27, 2008 at McKinney Place at the age of 76.
Bert was born July 17, 1931 in Swift Current, Sask., one of seven children, where he went through school.
At the age of 16 he left to join the circus and ended up in Quesnel where he met and married his first wife, Doreen. They had two children, Les and Kathy.
He worked at various jobs in and around Quesnel, the last being the Dept. of Highways.
In 1958 they sent him to work in Wells for three days which turned into 30 years.
In 1979 he married Irene and in 1988 they both retired and moved to Oliver.
Bert is survived by his wife Irene, son Les and daughter-in-law Kris, sisters Verona and Judy and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The memorial service will be at Grahams Funeral Home in Oliver, Saturday, February 2 at 3:30 p.m. followed with a tea at the Oliver Senior Centre.