Thursday, August 13, 2009

Rolland John Everhart (May 3, 1914 - August 12, 2009)

Mr. Rolland John Everhart, age 95 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 4:50 A.M. Wednesday August 12, 2009 at Heartland Nursing Home of Greenville, Ohio. Rolland was born May 3, 1914 in Greenville, Ohio. He was the son of the late Ira & Fannie (Heck) Everhart.

Rolland retired in 1972 from the Frigidaire Division of General Motors of Dayton, where he was employed in Plant Protection.

He was a veteran of W.W. II, serving in the U.S. Army. Rolland was also a sixty year member of the Greenville Masonic Lodge, member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ, Elks Lodge, a 1932 graduate of Greenville High School, an avid golfer and sports fan.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his two brothers—Howard “Red” Everhart and Charles Everhart.

He is survived by his wife Mrs. Helen (Shiverdecker) Everhart of Greenville. They were married August 16, 1941. Also by his daughter and son in law—Jane Ann & Jim Wiser of Englewood, Ohio, grandsons—Brian Wiser and Brett (Amy) Wiser. Nephews—Scott Everhart and Stephen Everhart. Niece—Barbara Pettigrew as well as numerous other nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 12 Noon Friday August 14, 2009 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with the Rev. David Cummings officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the services in the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Cancer Association of Darke County.