Statesville NC/Victor NY: Allen Melville Everdyke, 79, of Statesville, NC and Victor, NY, passed away Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. Allen worked in construction for over 50 years as a heavy equipment operator and supervisor. In his retirement years, he enjoyed restoring old farm tractors, specializing in Farmall and International.
Allen was predeceased by parents, Leonard and Elsie Everdyke; brother, Norman Everdyke; daughter, Carol Bauer; mother-in-law, Florence VerPlank; sister-in-law, Joyce Everdyke; and brother-in-law, George Beadle. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Joan VerPlank Everdyke; daughters, Kim (Jack) Bills, Carla (Mike) Cleary, Kathy Everdyke; son-in-law, Michael Bauer; stepsons, Jeffery (Mindy) DeRidder, Todd (Sherry) DeRidder, Kevin (Lori) DeRidder; five grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; three great-grandsons; siblings, Clifford (Joyce) Everdyke, Gordon Everdyke, Laura Bueg, Leo (Audrey) Everdyke, Arola Beadle, Loren Everdyke, Morris (Sue) Everdyke; mother of his daughters, Sharon Everdyke; and many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Respecting Allen’s wishes there will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Those wishing to make contributions, please consider House of John, 14 Spring St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432; or Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave., 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851.
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