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Raymond Donald Evernham, Sr.

March 18, 1931 - May 22, 2011

Raymond Donald Evernham, Sr., “Pop”, 80, of Mooresville, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2011, at his residence.
He was born in Rumson, NJ on March18, 1931, to the late Raymond John and Madeline Hawkins Evernham. He is also preceded in death by a brother, Alfred Evernham and a sister, Marjorie Davidson. Pop was a mechanic working with the railroad and with race teams. He served his country in the United States Navy on board the destroyer USS H. J. Ellison DD-864. He was a member of Grace Covenant Church, Cornelius, NC.
He is survived by his wife, MaryLou Bailey Evernham; children, Raymond Evernham, Jr. and wife, Erin, Willie Evernham and wife, Barbara and LuAnn Evernham; grandchildren, Danelle, Donald, Willy, Ray J., Scotty and Taylor and great grandson, Christopher; sister, Caroline Nicholl and brother, Robert Evernham.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, from 2-4:00 PM and 7–9:00 PM. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at 1:00 PM at Grace Covenant Church, with Pastor Farrell Lemings and Pastor Paul Turbedsky officiating.
Memorials may be made to Grace Covenant Church, 17301 Statesville Road, Cornelius, NC 28031 and/or the National Kidney Foundation of NC, 5950 Fairview Road, Suite 708, Charlotte, NC 28210.