Harold R "Pete" Coverstone

Harold R. “Pete” Coverstone 

 

Passed away quietly September 4 2021 in Front Royal Virginia.  Pete was born April 16 1936; he was 85 years old. 

 

The Reverend Adam Snow, Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Elkton will preside at the graveside service that will be at Elk Run Cemetery, in the Town of Elkton [100 Elk Run DriveElkton, VA 22827] Friday, September 10th, at 1:00PM.  

 

Born and raised in the town of Elkton his father was Vernice David Coverstone, Sr and his mother was Esta Elizabeth (Nichols) Coverstone.  He was a 1955 graduate of Elkton High School. 

 

Pete’s adult working life and most of his retired life was in Arlington Virginia where he completed a life-long career in the Department of the Navy, The Pentagon. He was well known to family and friends as a world traveler, especially enjoying cruises in many parts of the world,  returning with fascinating souvenirs and memorabilia.  He was a Life Member in Perpetuity at Arlington Centennial Glebe Lodge No. 81.  

 

Surviving are a sister, Betsy Huddle (of Elkton) and numerous nieces and nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Preceding in death were Sisters, Janice Strickler and Ruth Lucas, and brothers, Malcolm Coverstone, Paul Coverstone, Ray Coverstone, and Vernice Coverstone Jr.  

 

Pete’s family express appreciation for caregivers who supported his quality of life, respected his decisions, and advised family over the past year.  

 

Final arrangements have been provided by Advent, Falls Church Virginia [https://adventfuneral.com/]