Phillip Allen Everley

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.

8 Condolences

  1. George & Cheryl Hunsinger on May 24, 2016 at 2:11 pm

    Helen, sorry to learn of the loss of Phil. He was a good person, and the Eudora area, has lost a true freind.

  2. Matt and Cathleen Martin Family on May 24, 2016 at 6:58 pm

    Phil was a wonderful caring father for his children and their close friends. He was always good to me (Matt). We send you our prayers of love and comfort. We wish we could be there in person. Know your family is close to our hearts and in our thoughts.

  3. BOB VIGNA on May 25, 2016 at 9:13 am

    Helen and family:
    Fran and I are so sorry to learn of Phil’s passing. We have all lost a dear friend, classmate, loving parent and leader who has, over the years, touched many lives.

    Please know that you and your family are and have been in our Prayers.

    Fran and Bob Vigna

  4. Julie (Lee) Avila on May 25, 2016 at 9:57 am

    Helen and family,
    I am so sad to hear of Phil’s passing. I remember him taking my dad and I to the KU/KSU game when I was a little kid. He was such a kind man. I am praying for you all that God will bring you comfort, peace and strength during this time.

  5. Tara Webber on May 25, 2016 at 11:26 am

    I’m so sorry for your family’s loss. The following link will take you to a tract entitled ” Can the dead really live again?” It has brought comfort to many & I hope it will do the same for you.

  6. Doug and Linda Reynolds on May 26, 2016 at 2:44 pm

    Dear Helen and family, We are so very sorry to hear about Phil! Our thoughts and prayers are coming your way . We are both out of town and so sorry to not be able to make the services. Those we love can stay with us forever in our hearts and minds. Remember good things about him every day. Our deepest sympathy, Doug and Linda

  7. Matt Neis on May 27, 2016 at 11:16 am

    Helen: You and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers. Phil will be missed. Matt

  8. Todd Ford on May 28, 2016 at 9:49 am

    I’m sorry to hear about your loss of Phil, he was a great guy, I remember all the laughs we had when we worked together.

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