Gary Alan Everts, Sr.,78, of Elkhart passed away on July 7, 2019 at Elkhart General Hospital. Gary was born on October 6, 1940 in Elkhart to James B. and Thelma E. (Grandstaff) Everts.
Gary graduated from Elkhart High School in 1958. He most recently worked at Low Bob’s and Puck’s supply. He formerly attended Central Christian Church. He enjoyed playing euchre at the Cass County Conservation Club.
Gary is survived by his children, Cynthia (David) Higgins of Shipshewana, Gary Alan (Anita) Everts of Port Charlotte, FL., Ronald (Julie) Everts of Punta Gorda, FL., Susan (Bud) Dawson of Warsaw and; his step-children, Mike (Amy) Arnold of Knoxville, TN., John Arnold of Elkhart and Russ(Tiffany) Arnold of Rifle, CO., his siblings, James (Phyllis) Everts of Venice, FL, Ramon (Regine) Everts of Wilmington, NC., David Everts of Coatesville, IN., Thomas (Judi) Everts of Orange, CA., and Marilyn Groves of Corydon, IN and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Gary was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Dennis, Gregory and Ronald.
Friends may visit from 12pm – 1 pm on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd, Elkhart where funeral services will be at 1 pm with Reverend Doctor Douglas Cripe officiating. Interment will follow at Rice Cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Gary may be made to American Heart Association American Stroke Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674. Online condolences may be sent to the Everts family on the funeral home website.
American Heart Association American Stroke Association
33816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago IL 60674