Thomas W. ‘Tom’ Everist
Thomas W. “Tom” Everist, 82, of Lynnville passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at his home.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Grinnell First Baptist Church with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Cremation will follow the visitation, and a graveside memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Hazelwood Cemetery in Grinnell with the Rev. Linda Bergeon of the Grinnell First Baptist Church officiating. Military honors will be given by the Grinnell American Legion. Memorials may be made to the Grinnell First Baptist Church or the Lynnville Fire Department.
Thomas W. Everist was born on Feb. 4, 1931, in Williamsburg to William F. and Eleanor M. Jones Everist. He attended school in Williamsburg before joining the U.S. Air Force in 1950. He served for three years and was stationed in West Palm Beach and San Antonio. On Sept. 17, 1952, he was united in marriage to Barbara Jeanne Wilkinson in Lake Worth, Fla. They returned to Iowa in 1954 and settled in Grinnell in 1961. He worked for a road construction crew and was involved in the construction of Interstate 80, Hwy 218 and Lake Red Rock. On Sept. 15, 1979, Tom married Sandra Hudson at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. He was a truck driver for Miracle Recreation and Manatt’s and was a maintainer operator for Jasper County, retiring in 1996. After his retirement, he drove part-time for the Wehrle Trucking Company.
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