Beverley George Everett, age 83, passed away at the Veterans Hospital of Madison on Dec. 28, 2013. He was born on April 21, 1930 in Hudson, New York, the son of Byron and Ethel (Schwartz) Harder. On June 2, 1951 he married the love of his life Janice Hover and was married 62 years.
July 12, 1948, B.G. Everett joined the United States Army and has served his country for 20 years. He did his basic training in Fort Dix, New Jersey. First Duty Station was in Stuttgart, Germany with the B. Co. 54th Engineer Battalion. He then became a Drill Instructor at the Replacement Center at Fort Lee, VA until his discharge. Eighty-eight days later he re-enlisted and was stationed in France, Korea, Fort Belvoir, Vietnam and served one more year at Fort Riley until retirement from the Army as rank 1SG. In 1968, B.G. and his family moved to Stoughton, WI where he has resided since. After his military career he worked for Varco-Pruden and retired after 23½ years.
B.G. Everett was a member of the Stoughton Conservation Club for over 30 years. He loved to hunt and fish. Every year he went on a fishing trip to Big Pine Lake Camp in Nestor Falls, Ontario, Canada with family. Over his many years he collected several types of military memorabilia and has made donations to the Stoughton VFW Mother Post 328 and High Ground in Neilsville, WI for the Military Remembrance Garden. He enjoyed the Packers, Badgers, Brewers, and watched NASCAR; his favorite driver was Matt Kenseth.
He will be survived by his wife Janice, his two children Kathleen (Scott) Clutter, David (Anna) Everett. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren Allen (Kendra) Clutter, Dale Clutter, Kristin (Zac) Lefel, Kyle Everett and 3 great-grandchildren Dazie Clutter, Xander Clutter, and Maura Lefel. He will also be survived by many nephews, nieces, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brother-in-laws, Donald and Richard Hover.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Cress Funeral Home of Stoughton. Friends and family will gather for visitation from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 3, 2014 and additional visitation from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made out to the Stoughton Conservation Club and the Stoughton VFW Mother Post 328.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Veterans Hospital of Madison for the care they have provided us in our time of need.