Funeral services for Phillip Allen Everley, 75, Eudora will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, May 27, 2016 at Eudora United Methodist Church. Military Honors will follow at the Eudora Cemetery. He passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at his home.
Phillip was born August 27, 1940 in Lawrence, KS the son of M.W. “Swede” and Louise Jarboe Everley.
He graduated from Eudora High School in 1958 and then received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Kansas in 1963. He was commissioned through ROTC as an officer in the United States Army, where he attained the rank of Captain and served in Germany and Vietnam. He owned and operated Everley Roofing Heating and Air until he retired in 1990.
He was a member of the Eudora United Methodist Church. He was an avid collector, collecting coins, clocks, stamps, McDonald’s toys and pop bottles. He loved KU basketball. He was one of the first Eagle Scouts in Eudora. He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed traveling to spend time with his family.
He married Helen Robertson on November 29, 1969 in Lawrence, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his daughter, Sherri (Jim) Graham, Delray Beach, FL; three sons, Mark (Rita) Everley, Kansas City, MO, Patrick Everley, Arlington, VA, Steven (Whitney) Everley, Irving, TX; 4 grandchildren, Austin, Hayden, Parker and Lucia; his sister, Barbara Eichhorn, Leawood, KS; his brother, Stephen Everley, Overland Park, KS. He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary-Eudora Chapel.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in his name to Boy Scout Troop #64, Eudora or to the Eudora United Methodist Church and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.