Everett Lavern Fales “Vern,” 89, husband of the late Kay Ann Fales of Cody, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Spirit Mountain Hospice House, after a long battle with congestive heart failure.
Born April 2, 1931, in Garland, Wyoming, he was the son of the late Everett Audly Fales and Arilla Jane Fales.
Mr. Fales was educated in Garland and went on to serve in the U. S. Marine Corps during the Korean War where he was wounded in action. He later worked for 20 years at the U. S. Post Office in Lander, Wyoming, as a custodian and maintenance worker. Mr. Fales moved back to Cody in 1981 where he resided until his death. In his spare time, he was active in model railroading and family genealogy.
Mr. Fales is survived by sons, Daniel and wife Karen of Cody, Darren Fales, and David Fales; two grandsons, Marty Garcia and wife Linda of Randolph, New Jersey, and Billy Garcia and wife Tabby of Bean Station, Tennessee; four great-grandchildren, Allen Garcia, Sierra Garcia, Katie Garcia, and Matty Garcia. He is also survived by his sister Blanch Burns.
In addition to his wife Kay, he was preceded in death by his brothers Glenn Fales and Merle Fales, and sisters Hazel Davis and Erma Yonts.
A celebration of life will be held at the residence of David and Kristine Fales on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, at 11 a.m. To RSVP, please call Karen Fales at 757-650-5820. Interment will be held Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Crown Hill Cemetery in Powell at 11 a.m.
The Family is requesting in lieu of flowers, donations in his name be made to: Spirit Mountain Hospice House.