KOVACH, Roger Wayne Sr., 67, of Powhatan Point, Ohio died Wednesday December 19, 2012.
He was born January 18, 1945 in Zanesville, Ohio, a son of the late John W. Jr. and Margaret (Harper) Kovach.
He was retired from Murray Energy # 6 Coal Mine Powhatan Pt, OH, he also worked at North American Coal Mine # 3, Ohio-West Virginia Excavating Co., HLC Trucking and Moraine Material, Dayton, Ohio.
He was a member of the Amity United Methodist Church Steinersville, Ohio, American Legion Post 228, Powhatan Point, Where he served as trustee for 18 years and 2 years as Commander and VFW Post 5565 Powhatan Point. He was a Navy Veteran.
Surviving is his wife, Mary Lou Eikleberry Kovach; two sons, Roger Wayne (Gloria) Kovach and John (Alea) Kovach all of Powhatan Point, OH; a daughter, Kimberly (Rick) Buell of Naples, Italy; five sisters, Donna (Harold) Goudy of Oberlin, OH, Lorna (Junior) Pyles of Sardis, OH, Lula (Larry) McConn, and Kay (Samuel) Armann all of Powhatan Pt., OH and Sherry (Mark) Kreig of Shadyside, OH; eight grandchildren, Roger Kovach III and Marie Kovach of Pelkie, MI, Alexis and Evan Buell of Naples, Italy, Breanna, Brittany, Brooke and Addison Kovach all of Powhatan Pt. several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received Wednesday December 26, 2012 from 2 - 8 p.m. at the Bauknecht- Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 186 Main Street, Powhatan Point, OH, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Theresa Bobot officiating.
Inurnment will be at a later date in Powhatan Cemetery.
The service will conclude with the Powhatan Veterans Honor Guard conducting military honors at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com.