He was born June 16, 1939 in Easton, MO, son of Lucy Bell and Buneyvista Kernes. He served in the Navy. He worked at Martin Marietta & Norris & Son as a Millrite/Machinist. He enjoyed fishing, mowing grass, playing cards, especially pitch & rummy, loved westerns and wrestling. He was a Christian.
Everett was preceded in death by his parents, a step daughter, Tammy Harding, three brothers, Robert, Roy and Jesse Kernes and a sister, Mildred R. Iwed. Survivors include his companion, Mary Harding of the home, a daughter, Debbie, two sons, Howie and Robert, a step-son, Dave Stagner, three brothers, Cecil Kernes of TX, Tim Kernes of St. Joseph, MO and Jerry Kernes of Easton, MO and a step-brother, Jim Bennett of St. Joseph, MO and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 am on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Rupp Funeral Home, with Rev. John Haywood, officiating, The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the King Hill Cemetery.
Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.