Frank Allen Everhart was born in Rock Island, IL, May 31, 1885, the son of Calvin and Mary Everhart, and passed away at his home in Fairview, OK, on January 29, 1927, after a short illness, aged 42 years, 7 months and 28 days.
He moved from Illinois to Missouri when but a lad, and at the age of 16 went to Pond Creek, Oklahoma, later moving to Wichita. He came to Fairview where he has been since made his home in the year 1920.
On September 7, 1915, he was married to Miss Mary Jane McKay of Pond Creek, Oklahoma to which union were born two children, Winifred Marie, aged 7, and Jack McKay, aged 5.
Mr. Everhart confessed his faith in Christ and became a member of the Church of Christ in Wichita, in which church he still held his membership at the time of his death.
He had been in the employ of the Orient Railroad for about 8 years where he made a splendid record of service.
Mr. Everhart served his Country during the Philippine Insurrection, enlisting in 1904 at Pueblo, Colorado and serving in the 21st Infantry Regiment (RA). He spent nearly two years in the Philippines and received an honorable discharge in 1907.
Besides the lonely companion and two children, he leaves one brother and two sisters, all of Wichita, Kansas, with other relatives and friends who mourn their loss.
Funeral services were conducted from the home Sunday morning at 10 o'clock by E.F. Gasaway, and the body was taken to Wichita for burial. Sympathy is extended the bereaved family and relatives.
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