Wilfred D. Everett " Rabbit" age 85, of North Benton passed away of natural causes and entered into his heavenly home on Tuesday February 23, 2021 at Aultman Alliance Community Hospital in Alliance, Ohio.
He was born September 22, 1935 in Alliance, Ohio to the late Fred Everett Sr. and Olivia (Solomon) Everett. He resided in the Alliance area all of his life, living at Copeland Oaks for the last two years. Wilfred was a loyal employee of the Ohio Edison Company for 43 years, retiring in 1994. He then operated Everett Transport Service.
Survivors include his daughters; Lynne (Rob) Kidd, Lee (Dick) Benner, sons; Dana (Susan) Everett, Dwaine ( Kristen) Everett, sisters; Mary Ann, Joan, Janet, brother; John ,Grandchildren; Dillon Kidd, Justin Benner, Aiden Everett, Andre Everett, Austin Everett, Nicholas Everett, Reed Everett, Oneal Everett, and special friend Gladys. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife; Myra (Price) Everett who passed away April 20, 2001, she was the love of his life. Brothers; Earl, Bill, Skip, Fred Jr., sister; Barbara, daughter; Pam, and grandson; Corey.
Wilfred was a 1953 graduate of Sebring High School . He proudly served our country in the Ohio National Guard. Wilfred was a member of the the Sebring Masonic Lodge and the GoJo unit of the Shriners. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle, as well as a beloved friend who would help anyone that was in need. He enjoyed being a jokester and making people laugh. He frequented Wal-Mart, Carnation Mall, and various Alliance restaurants as he enjoyed living life to the fullest. His hobbies included; basketball( he helped start and coach the first girls basketball program at West Branch High School), hunting, skeet shooting, flying radio controlled airplanes, golfing, collecting golf balls, farming, attending the county fairs, trips to Florida, riding motorcycles, visiting Amish Country, playing his organ, and helping his daughter at her local car wash.
A funeral service will take place Saturday February 27, 2021 at 11:15 am at North Benton Presbyterian Church with Reverend Herb Goetz officiating. A Masonic service will be held at 11am. The family will receive friends and family 2 hours prior from 9am-11am. Memorial Contributions may be made in his honor to the North Benton Presbyterian Church, where he was a member.
Friends and family may share their online condolences at www.deansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Dean's Funeral Home Sebring, Ohio.