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N. Canton’s W. Rod Covey, retired advert exec and tree advocate, dies

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Rod Covey

NORTH CANTON W. Roderic Covey, an advertising executive who also devoted his time and expertise to make his adopted group a far better put, has died pursuing a brief sickness. 

He was 91.

In accordance to his obituary:

Covey, a native of Martin’s Ferry, joined the Navy at 17 and later graduated from Ohio State University in 1952 with a degree in community relations.

He was recruited by the former Timken Roller Bearing Co. to work as an assistant editor of the firm’s employee magazine, and afterwards joined Meldrum & Fewsmith, an marketing agency in Cleveland.

In 1967, Covey released his very own promoting and promoting agency, Covey and Koons, in Canton, in accordance to his obituary.

Covey, who afterwards moved to North Canton, was deeply associated as a volunteer in quite a few local community companies and local charities, which includes the Boy Scouts, the Professional Football Hall of Fame Festival, the Canton Advertising and marketing Club, which named him “Ad Man of the 12 months” in 1968. | Newsphere by AF themes.