LeShannon Raymond Covington, son of Raymond Wallace and the late Miriam V. Covington. LeShannon was born into the world as the first son, grandson and nephew in the family and he loved everything about being the oldest. Shannon was educated in the Philadelphia public and Parochial Schools Districts. Shannon was all boy, he loved sports from youth football for the Mt. Airy Bantams to playing hockey in the schoolyard of Holy Cross, to shooting hoops at the Water Tower in Chestnut Hill. He loved everything about Philly sports even from halfway around the world. Shannon always knew that life here in Philly wasn’t going to be enough, so when his Uncle Herb came home to visit one summer, he convinced his uncle to allow him to go to Germany to live with his family. Shannon said his goodbyes to Philly and started his new beginnings in another country where he grew into a young man. He attended military school where he went on to graduate and the enter the US Army which he served with honor. Shannon was where he wanted to be. Shannon traveled the world and lived his life to the fullest up until the day he closed his eyes. Shannon leaves behind to cherish his memories, His father Raymond Wallace, his daughter Gabrielle Violet Covington. Two sisters, Katrina and Kia Covington, four Uncles, Ernest Covington, Theodore, Porres and Calvin Wallace, one aunt, Deborah Wallace. One uncle in law, Kirk Caldwell, Sr., one Great Uncle Morris Williams, three nieces, Notashay and Jamirah Covington and Harper Roberts, one nephew Jahmir and a host of family and friends.