Carl F. Eveleigh, Jr.
84, of Jacksonville, Florida, died Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the McGraw Community Hospice Center there. Born June 17, 1927 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Carl and Anna Megee Eveleigh, he also lived part time in Jackson, WY.
Funeral services will be in Indianapolis on Friday, June 22, 2012 at 11 am at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, followed by a graveside ceremony at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Carl Eveleigh is a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, Navy, and served in World War II. He married Mary Burrows Eveleigh in Chicago on September 13, 1952. A graduate of the Park School (Park Tudor School) in Indianapolis, Carl Eveleigh received his Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, in 1952.
After graduation, Carl Eveleigh worked for Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis and West Lafayette before moving to Jacksonville, FL in
1963 where he worked in the investment business. Later in life, he and his wife of nearly 60 years, traveled extensively. In addition, his philanthropic interests included: the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville.
Carl Eveleigh was a member of the Florida Yacht Club in Jacksonville and he and his wife, Mary, enjoyed years of boating on their yacht, Skipper's Gal. In Jackson Hole he was a member of Teton Pines Country Club. He was a life-long member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. The Eveleighs were also members of the River Club in Jacksonville.
He is preceded in death by his sister, SueAnne Eveleigh McVie (Malcolm). He is survived by his wife, Mary Burrows Eveleigh and two sons and four grandchildren: William Carl Eveleigh (Laura) and Elizabeth Anna Eveleigh and Jennifer Marie Eveleigh and Robert Burrows Eveleigh (Dottie) and Margaret Eveleigh Davis (Ben) and Carl Burrows Eveleigh.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:
Riley Children's Foundation in Indianapolis; Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville; St. John's Hospital Foundation in Jackson Hole, WY or to a
Arrangements by Crown Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery , Indianapolis, IN.