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Medford L. Everett, Jr.

March 16, 1932 ~ September 16, 2021 (age 89)

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Obituary of Medford L. “Bud” Everett. Jr.

 

Medford L. “Bud” Everett, Jr., 89, of Lewes, DE passed away in the care of Beebe Healthcare on September 16, 2021.  He was born on March 16, 1932, in Newark, DE to the late Medford L. Sr. and Madeline Lankford Everett.  He was a veteran of the US Air Force.  He married his beloved sweetheart of 59 years, Rebecca Neave, and together they raised three children.  He retired from General Foods after a career of over 30 years.  Bud was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 534, and loved hunting, fishing, and golfing.  He was an avid football and baseball fan and loved the Eagles and the Phillies.

 

Bud was very patient, quiet and kind.  His family describes him as a very sweet and jovial man who was lots of fun to be with.   In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded by his wife Rebecca, in 2017, two siblings: Patsy Aiken and Robert Everett, and a son-in-law: Kenny White in 2018.

 

Bud is survived by his three children: Elizabeth Culver (Todd) of Georgetown, DE; Laura White, of Elkton, MD; and Kristi Dobak (Rob) of Lewes, DE.  Also surviving are his siblings: Isabelle Robinson, of Wilmington, DE; Joyce Jerman, of Seaford, DE; Phyllis Tweed, of Newark, DE; and Wallace Everett, of Delmar, DE.  He also leaves behind nine grandchildren: Kristyn; Matt; Kenny; Brian; Amber; Kelsey; Michael; Carli; and Mason as well as seven great-grandchildren: Jace; Kohen; Xzavier; Matt; Santana; Karter; and Silas.  Two of Bud’s special friends are: Dave Whaley and Gene Lankford also known as the breakfast club.

 

A funeral service will be held at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St. Millsboro, DE on Monday, September 27, 2021, at 11:30 AM, with a time of viewing and visitation starting at 10:00 AM until 11:30. Interment follows with Air Force Honors at the Delaware Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, in Millsboro.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to The Home of the Brave; 6632 Sharps Road; Milford, DE 19963.

 

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Services

Viewing
Monday
September 27, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Funeral Service
Monday
September 27, 2021

11:30 AM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Military Honors
Monday
September 27, 2021

1:00 PM
Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
26669 Patriots Way
Millsboro, DE 19966

Interment
Monday
September 27, 2021

Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
26669 Patriots Way
Millsboro, DE 19966

Donations

HOME OF THE BRAVE
6632 SHARPS ROAD, MILFORD DE 19963

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