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Shaver, Jr., Everett M.

Shaver, Jr., Everett M.

December 11, 1933 — June 12, 2021

Everett M. Shaver, Jr., 87, a lifelong Liberty resident, died Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Liberty Hospital. He passed away peacefully with loved ones at his side.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 7:00 pm Friday, August 6, at Liberty Christian Church, 427 East Kansas Street, Liberty, MO 64068. A reception for family and friends will follow the service in the church fellowship hall. Burial with military honors was held June 18, 2021 at Glenridge Cemetery in Liberty.

Everett was born December 11, 1933, in Liberty, MO, the youngest of three children of Margaret (Burke) Shaver and Everett M. Shaver, Sr. He grew up in Liberty and graduated from Liberty High School in 1952. During high school, Everett joined the US Army Reserves, and would continue that career until receiving full retirement as a Command Sergeant Major in 1978.

Everett went to work for Consumers Cooperative Association (now Farmland Industries) in 1953 where he met his future wife, Ruby Mae McCullough. They were united in marriage on November 7, 1953 in King City, MO.

Everett later worked for Avon Products in Management for 30-plus years until retirement. He then worked for Evelyn Beauty Supply for another ten years.

Everett was a lifelong member of Liberty Christian Church, where he served as an Elder for many years. He loved camping, traveling to National parks, Branson and Silver Dollar City, bluegrass music festivals, and volunteer work at church and at the Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Along with his parents, Everett was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Duncan and Katie Votipka.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Ruby; five children, Martin Shaver (Marty), Becky Ehlers (Terry), Brenda Shaver, Brian Shaver (Patsy) and Jeff Shaver (Chris); twelve grandchildren, five great grandchildren and many cousins, nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Memorial donations to Liberty Christian Church Local Missions in care of the above address would be gratefully appreciated by the family.

Service Information

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 7:00 pm Friday, August 6, at Liberty Christian Church, 427 East Kansas Street, Liberty, MO 64068. A reception for family and friends will follow the service in the church fellowship hall. Burial with military honors was held June 18, 2021 at Glenridge Cemetery in Liberty.

Memorial donations to Liberty Christian Church Local Missions in care of the above address would be gratefully appreciated by the family.

Shaver, Jr., Everett M.'s Guestbook

So saddened to learn of Everett's passing. Came to know and appreciate Everett while working with him at Avon Products. He was a fine leader and very positive influence on all who enjoyed contact with him. While he obviously lived a very full life, I know he will be sorely missed. Condolences to his family and friends.

Kirk Mullikin

Everett was a long-time supportive friend. My sympathy to his family.

Jan O’Dell

My sincere condolences to the family during this time. Praying for you all.

Lucretia Haley

Everett was always one of my favorite people. I enjoyed working with him for many years at Avon. He was professional, fun and was instrumental in the success of the Kansas City Avon Distribution Facility. I know Ruby and the children will really miss Everett as I will also.

Rick Branstetter

We lost a great guy, friend, and family MAN. Everett you where a great Christian person with an open friendliness about you. You will be missed.

Carl and Becky Prather

So sorry to the Shaver and extended family for your loss.

Laura Turner Warren

So sorry for your loss.

Bill and Connie Savage

To the Shaver family: Please accept my sincere condolences in Everett's passing. Psalm 23.

Keith McDonald

So sorry to hear of Everette's passing. My deepest condolences to the family. May the loving arms of our Lord and Savior comfort you at this time.

Keith Pugh, Greeneville, TN

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