PFC Dylan Covington, 19, of Lexington died Sept. 30


PFC Dylan Brown Covington, 19, of Lexington passed away Sept. 30, 2022, due to a motor vehicle accident.

Dylan was predeceased by his parents, Allen “Bo” and Darlyl Covington, brother Bobby Parker and grandfather, Michael Huntsman.

Dylan is survived by his parents Jared and Michele Huntsman and siblings, Alyssa, Belle and Zac Huntsman; his grandparents, David and Reva Hawkes, and grandmother, Camille Huntsman; his biological mother Stacey Stull (Matt Fallon) and siblings Skyla, Alora, Gabriel and Gavin, and grandmother, Kathy Taylor; sister, Debra Lilly and brother Edward Parker; also, Felicia Moore and daughters Lindsay Moore and Julie Moore, Dakota, Emmett, and Ollivander; uncle James Covington and cousins Candace Wilmer, Jenna Wilmer, Trevor Wilmer, and Steven Lilly; and special Marine brother, Gabe Fox.

Dylan was born Aug. 22, 2003, in Horry County, S.C.  He spent most of his life in Lexington and loved living in a small town.  He graduated from Rockbridge County High School in May 2021 and enlisted in the Marine Corps in September 2021.  He was currently stationed at Camp Geiger in Jacksonville, N.C., where he served as a motor vehicle operator, MOS 3531.

Although Dylan faced challenges in his young life, he did so with great courage and determination.  He had a contagious smile, a positive attitude, and enjoyed living life to its fullest.  Dylan was a hard worker and strong as an ox!

Dylan loved being outdoors.  Whether fishing, riding four-wheelers, or going to the beach, he was happiest on the go.

Dylan had a big heart and loved every member of his large and extended family.  He loved freely, without judgment, and was fiercely loyal, to his family, friends, and his country.  Dylan’s greatest pride was in being a Marine.     

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Harrison Funeral Home.

Family night will be held Friday, Oct. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harrison Funeral Home.

The funeral will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at

1340 Thornhill Road, Lexington
, with Bishop James Lambert officiating.  All are welcome.

Burial will be at Oak Grove (Stonewall Jackson) Cemetery.



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