Dan Everhart ’58

Lexington native Dan Ruffin Everhart, 84, passed away earlier this month. Dan was born in Lexington, NC on January 1, 1936, to the late Sidney A. Everhart and Evelyn E. Clayton Everhart.

Dan had attended both Davidson College as well as Wake Forest University. He later served his country in the US Air Force. Dan was in the furniture industry and worked for Lexington Furniture as a factory furniture rep for over 40 years.

He along with his late wife were founding members of Our Lady of the Hills Catholic Church.

Surviving are his daughter, Michelle E. McDowell (Neil); son, Bradley P. Everhart (Kay); daughter-in-law, Stephanie Zobay: sisters, Lucinda Abel, Judy Martin (Henry) and Sydney Nash (Steven); sister-in-law, Anne Mills; grandchildren, Lindsay, Daniel Clayton, Hannah, Cooper Everhart, Michael Korey Williams, and Anna and Carly McDowell.

Dan was preceded in death by his loving wife of over 59 years, Patricia; son, Stephen; sister, Brenda; and brother, Jim.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held for Dan on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Our Lady of the Hills Catholic Church in Columbia, S.C. 29210. Reverend George Rosario, C.Ss.R., Parochial Vicar officiated. The entombment followed in Bush River Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 5400 Bush River Road, Columbia, S.C. 29212.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady of the Hills Catholic Church.

Online condolences may be sent to www.templeshalloranfuneralhome.com