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Richard L. Everhart

October 9, 1949 ~ October 25, 2019 (age 70)


Richard L. Everhart, age 70, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at Laurels of DeKalb in Butler.

He was born on October 9, 1949 in Hartford City, Indiana to Earl and Betty (Wilkinson) Everhart. Rick was a 1967 graduate of Hartford City High School.  He graduated from Indiana Central University in Indianapolis in 1971, where he lettered in track and played on the football team.

He married Janet Sebert on May 6, 1972 in Butler. Together, they moved to Columbia City after college where he worked as a banker and she as a teacher. After several years, they moved to Butler where Rick joined the family business at Sebert Oil Company from 1977 until he retired in 2017.

Rick was a very active member of the Butler United Methodist Church where he served in the men’s group, on the financial committee, on the praise team, and in the sound booth.  He was also active with the church food pantry.  Rick enjoyed being outside, clearing and trimming hiking paths in the woods for family and grandkids. 

Survivors include:

His wife of 47 years; Janet Everhart of Butler.

Son and daughter-in-law; Adam and Renee Everhart of Fort Wayne.

Daughter and son-in-law; Ashley and Thomas Meehan of Fort Wayne.

8 grandchildren; Merryn Everhart, Iris Meehan, Claire Everhart, Philip Meehan, Emma Meehan, Lily Everhart, Connor Meehan, and Leo Meehan.

Brother; Earl Jr. (Skip) Everhart.

He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 South Center Street in Auburn.  Additional visitation will be held on Wednesday morning 1 hour prior to the funeral service from 10:00 to 11:00 AM.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Butler United Methodist Church, 501 West Green Street in Butler with Pastor Dean Blimline officiating.

Burial will be at the Butler Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Butler United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 501 West Green Street, Butler, Indiana 46721.

Condolences may be sent to the family at 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.

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October 29, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Auburn
1860 South Center Street
Auburn, Indiana 46706

October 30, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Butler United Methodist Church (West Green Street)

Funeral Service
October 30, 2019

11:00 AM
Butler United Methodist Church (West Green Street)

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