On May 25, 1968, he married Mary Jane Cushing, and she passed July 2020. He had worked in food service for the Veteran’s Administration, was a member of the VFW and was a Baptist.
Evertt is survived by his children, Rita Young, Belton, MO, Regina Butler, Nevada, MO Melinda (Perry) Cornett, Parsons, KS, Bruce (Tina) Buckner, Rich Hill, MO, Barbara Rapp, Nevada, MO, Mary Giannico (David Shearer) Independence, MO, Dora Simmons, Raytown, MO, Ed (Cathy) Garwood, MO; a brother, Stanley (Linda) Buckner, Lawrence, KS; sister-in-law Mary L. Buckner, Sheldon, MO; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife Mary Jane, he is preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Diana Buckner-Ewing; three grandchildren, Misty, Andrew, and Tommy; three brothers James, Freddie, and Raymond; four sisters, Ellie, Erma, Dorothy, and Betty.
Funeral services with Military Honors will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Terry Mosher officiating.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital with the funeral home serving as custodian.