James B. Covey, 61 of Petoskey, Michigan, walked on October 30, 2018 at Hiland Cottage Hospice House in Petoskey, Michigan.
Pastor George W. Pamp of the Kewadin Indian United Methodist Church will officiate a memorial service at the Little Traverse Bay Band Government Center on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 11:00 am, where the family will receive friends from 10:00am until the time of the service.
James was born January 21, 1957 in Grand Rapids, Michigan the son of Ezra and Bertha (King) Covey. He attended school at St. Phillip Catholic Central in Battle Creek, Michigan where he excelled in football and track.
Native American bead work was one of his passions as well as gardening, bird watching and general love of animals.
James is survived by his sister, Laura Lonchar; brother, Douglas (Brenda) Covey; sister, Shirley Huseman; brother, Frank Kuneman; sister, Lucy Hill; and many nieces, nephews, and grand nephews.
Arrangements are in the care of the Stone Funeral Home of Petoskey.