Everett Conover, 58, of Kahoka, MO, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.
He was born on February 18, 1950 in Warsaw, IL, the son of Earl and Dorothy Brownlee Conover. On June 16, 1969, Everett was united in marriage to Janet White in Kahoka, MO. She survives.
Other survivors include a son, Wayne Conover of Port St. Lucie, FL, a daughter, Lori Bollin and her husband Derek of Kahoka, MO, four brothers, Don Conover and his wife Barb of Burlington, IA, Bill Conover and his wife Lori of Hamilton, IL, Dean Conover and his wife Dorothy of Wyaconda, MO, Rocky Conover and his wife Peggy of Vero Beach, FL, three sisters, Jean Conover and her close friend Larry Larson of Keokuk, IA, Kathrine McGlasson and husband Carl of Keokuk, IA, and Judy Conover of Keokuk, IA, four grandchildren, Desirae Huston, Aerial Conover, Dylan Conover and Chloe Bollin and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, one brother, and his grandparents.
Everett attended Wyaconda High School in Wyaconda, MO and took numerous college classes to further his education in maintenance work.
He had been employed at Midwest Carbide in Keokuk for thirty four years and at Charles Industry in Canton, MO for the past two years.
He was a member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Keokuk, IA.
Everett enjoyed riding his motorcycle, hunting and fishing. He was very skilled in working with his hands and was always willing to help anyone. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and his grandchildren were his pride and joy. He also loved being with brothers and sisters and cherished their weekly breakfast get togethers.
A Celebration of life service will be held 1 p.m. Monday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka, MO with Reverend David Barrett officiating. Burial will be in the Kahoka Cemetery in Kahoka, MO.
Visitation will be held after 9 a.m. Monday with family meeting with friends from 11 a.m. until service time.
Memorial may be made to the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.vigenmemorialhome.com