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Donald Eugene Beverly

May 13, 1932 January 15, 2019
Donald Eugene Beverly
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Obituary for Donald Eugene Beverly

Donald Eugene Beverly, 86, of Hopkinsville, KY died at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson, KY.

Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 18, 2019 at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West with his son, Rev. Donald Ray Beverly, officiating. Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

A native of Westchester, PA he was born May 13, 1932 the son of the late Albert Sidney Beverly and Minnie Tomlinson McClain. He owned and operated an insurance agency named Don Beverly and Associates in Kevil, KY. He was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church and a devout Republican. He was a Master Mason and a member of the Liberty Lodge F&AM in Frances, KY.

He enlisted in the United States Army at the age of seventeen. On September 4, 1950, four months after his eighteenth birthday, he was wounded in combat while serving in Korea. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart with one Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Korean Service Medal.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife: Edith Loraine Beverly; his stepfather: James McClain; his stepmother: Clara Beverly; his stepbrother: Bobby Bowen; and his half-sister: Doris Beverly.

Survivors include his children: Rev. Donald R. (Dale) Beverly of Eddyville, KY, Joseph Beverly of Benton, KY, Sarah (Dennis) Gibson of Marion, KY, Thomas (Shelia) Beverly of Grand Rivers, KY, and Brenda (Lewie) Dodd of Marion, KY; his stepdaughter: Patty Jo (Glenn) Welch of Pee Dee, KY; 10 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Edgewood Baptist Church Building Fund.

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1:00 PM 1/18/2019 1:00:00 PM
Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West

5817 Fort Campbell Blvd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West
5817 Fort Campbell Blvd Hopkinsville 42240 KY
United States

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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West Final Resting Place

5817 Fort Campbell Blvd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

5817 Fort Campbell Blvd Hopkinsville 42240 KY
United States

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