Gregory Jarrad Covington, 22, former North Brunswick High football player

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Gregory Jarrad Covington, 22, of Leland passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016.

He was born Dec. 1, 1993 in Newark, New Jersey, the son of Cassandra Watson and step-father Elvis Cotten.

Gregory played football during his time in high school at North Brunswick. He also enjoyed spending time with his friends, playing video games and was a devoted and loving father to his son, Zayton Covington.

He is survived by his mother, Cassandra Watson; son, Zayton Covington; two brothers, Tayvon Jackson and Tamil Jackson; sister, Precious Watson; and numerous other friends and family members.

A service at Goshen Baptist Church will be announced at a later date.

The friends of the family ask that donations for his son’s college, funeral expenses and other family needs be made to TMCfunding.com.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Wilmington Funeral and Cremation.

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