Herb Everett

Herb Everett

82, of Greenwood, IN, died on January 4, 2013. Parents William and Estelle (Cook) Everett welcomed him into this world on October 17, 1930.

He was met in heaven by his parents, his brother Dick, and other family and friends.

Herb's survivors include his much-beloved soul mate and wife of 60 years, Evelyn (Arnold) Everett, his sister Marge Boyden, and his sister-in-law, Katie Everett. His children and their spouses include Peggy "Pegathy" Emard, Mark and Karen Everett, Karen "Cha Cha" and Keith Korn, and Dean Everett. Also surviving are 4 grandchildren and spouses, Nathaniel Everett, Victoria and Brian Dumpert, Alex and Megan Everett, and Deanna Korn. Herb is also survived by one great-grandchild, Oliver "OK" Dumpert. Many other family members and friends will mourn his death.

Herb served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He attended Vincennes University and Indiana State University. He later graduated from Butler University with a Master in Science Education degree. Herb was a principal in the Indianapolis Public School system for many years, and he held a special place in his heart for School 72 (Emma Donnan) and School 89 (Kenneth Walker).

Herb collected tickets at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for over 30 years. He also enjoyed his work at the Indiana State Fair, where his favorite job was waving to students and teachers from the back of a garbage truck. After retirement, Herb was a customer favorite at Kmart because he made change from his pants pocket if the cashier drawer was out of coins. He was a longtime member of Greenwood Presbyterian Church, where he served as a Sunday school teacher and deacon.

Visitation will be at Wilson St.Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, 481 W. Main Street, Greenwood on Wednesday, January 9, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. The funeral will be on Thursday, January 10, at Greenwood Presbyterian Church, 102 East Main Street, Greenwood, with calling at 9 am and services at 10 am. The Reverend Cheryl Montgomery will officiate. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

You are invited to read an expanded obituary online at http://www.wilsonstpierre.com where you may sign the guestbook or share a memory.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Presbyterian Church, Greenwood Indiana.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Jan. 8, 2013