John Leslie Everett, 78 years old, passed away Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Seton Medical Center in Harker Heights, Tx. Services and burial will be held Monday, February 7, 2022, at 3:00 p.m., at the Central Texas Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Killeen, TX.
John was born and raised in Knoxville, Tn. As a boy he had always wanted to be in the military and joined the U.S. Army in 1961, retiring in 1983 as Sargent First Class, HHC 2nd Bde, 2D Armored Div. He met and married Chong Sul Yi in Seoul, South Korea; having one child together. His hobby was building and collecting model tanks and spoiling his four cats.
Survivors include Wife of 52 years, Chong Sul Everett; his daughter, Margarett Everett; and his four cats, Puff, Lil Bit, Ruff and Ready.