Robert Lee Cover, 52, of Dayton and formerly of Gatlinburg,
Tenn. died Saturday evening, Aug. 3, 2013, in a Chattanooga hospital. Robert was born in
Knoxville on Feb. 15, 1961, and was a graduate of Rhea County High School class of 1979. He
had been employed as both a cook and manager at restaurants in Dayton and Gatlinburg. He was a
member of the Salem Baptist Church in Dayton and enjoyed fishing, hiking, reading and
He is survived by his father, Jim (Sandra) Cover and his sister, Christy Cover both
of Gatlinburg, Tenn.; niece, Lindsay McCown; great-niece, Grace Kenny and cousins, Robert Morgan and
Jerri Morgan all of Dayton, Anna Weber of Coral Springs, Fla. and his aunt, Dr. Helen Morgan of
Funeral services with military honors for Robert will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. in
the chapel of Vanderwall Funeral Home with Fr. Charles Livermore officiating. Graveside
services and burial will be Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
share your memories of Robert on his online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com. The family is
being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends Wednesday
after 5 p.m.