Joe Sidney “Jody” Eversole, age 72, husband of 48 years to Shirley Ann VanWinkle Eversol,e, died Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, KY. Mr. Eversole was born on February 14, 1946, to the late Joe and Sallie Powell Eversole.
He was a 35-year employee of Dresser Industries and a 12-year employee of KY Steel. Mr. Eversole was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam Conflict. He was of the Holiness faith and loved to spend time with his family especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Other than his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Harmon, and John D. Eversole, two sisters also preceded him, Mellie Mae Eversole and Bertha Hurst.
Mr. Eversole is survived by his wife, Shirley, his three sons, Larry and his wife Elizabeth Eversole, Joe Eversole, Jr., and Jerry Eversole all of Berea, KY. Five grandchildren, Kayla and her husband Aaron Anderson, Courtney and her husband Josh Ray, Elizabeth Eversole, Brooke Eversole, and Aiden Eversole. Two great grandchildren, Carter Ray and Ella Marie Ray. Three brothers, Harold Eversole of Florida, Robert and his wife JoAnn Eversole of Berea, KY, and Walker and his wife Carol of Richmond, KY., four sisters, Gertrude Hurst of Nicholasville, KY., Dorothy, and her husband Bob Northern, Bonnie VanWinkle, and Kay and her husband Mickey Damrell all of Berea, KY. A host of nieces, nephews and friends also survive.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Monday, July 9th, 2018 at Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Gray and Rev. Bruce Alcorn officiating. Burial will follow in the Cartersville Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be Sunday from 4-9 PM at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be, Larry VanWinkle, Scott VanWinkle, David Eversole, Steve Northern, Matthew Damrell, and Jeff Cope. Honorary Pallbearers are, Earl Alexander, Bill Hurst, Kenny Helton, Darrell Sloan, and Donny Sowder.