Everett E. DeFur, 96, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.


He was born in Poseyville on Aug. 15, 1916 the son of Earl R. and Iva P. (Roberts) DeFur.


Everett graduated from Poseyville High School, served in the United States Navy and  farmed for many years. He was a member of the First General Baptist Church of Owensville and a Gideon for over 50 years.


Survivors include his sons, Earl Thomas (Michelle) DeFur of Emmett, Idaho, Joe (Kathy) DeFur of Glendale, Calif.; daughter, Nancy (Scott) Dearing of Owensville; 10 Grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Ruth Swallow of Scottsville, Ky.


He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife of 49 years, Martha; second and third wife Angie and Vedie.


Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville with Bob Douglas officiating. Burial will be in the Poseyville Cemetery.


Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.