COLUMBIANA – Gerald L. Everett, Sr. passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family.
Gerald was born in Lambertville, Michigan on December 30, 1936 the eldest son of George and Esther M. (nee Albring) Everett.
Jerry was a 1955 graduate of Canfield High School, studied at Youngstown College and The Ohio State University. He entered the Plumbing & Pipefitting Trade in 1957, was a 60+ years member of Local 396, had worked and supervised many major construction projects in Northeastern Ohio and also worked in the construction division of the DeBartolo Corporation for 10+ years.
On June 29, 1957 Jerry married the love of his life Donna B. (nee Black) Everett and she blessed him with 2 boys and 2 girls, Deborah R. Lombardo, Gerald L. Everett, Jr., William D. Everett and Natalie J. Everett, who in total have added 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Jerry enjoyed golf, fishing, hunting and was a 35 year member of the Mopar Bowling League and past president of Plumbers Local Golf League. Jerry and Donna were past members of the Elks in Florida, where they enjoyed many winters with friends from all parts of the country. Jerry & Donna are members of The Canfield Presbyterian Church.
Jerry was preceded in meeting with the Lord by his father and mother, George & Esther Everett, his sister Barbara Dahm and his brother Arnold.
A memorial service will be held at The Green Haven Cemetery North of Canfield. There will be no funeral home visitation. In lieu of flowers, the family request material tributes to The Second Harvest Food Bank. A luncheon will be arranged for those invited to the memorial service with date and time to be announced.