Goshen News, Goshen, IN


March 26, 2013

Roy V. ‘Whitey’ Sevison

May 15, 1928-March 23, 2013

EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — Roy V. “Whitey” Sevison, 84, passed away at 4 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Village.

He was born May 15, 1928 in Elkhart, Ind., to Harry and Etola (Lane) Sevison.

On July 22, 1950, he married Helen K. Clausen in Angola, Ind. She preceded him in death on June 7, 2001 in Elkhart.

He is survived by a son, Ronald (Margaret) Sevison of Niles; a daughter, Barbara (Larry Pappas) Sevison of Elkhart; and two grandchildren, Robert Sevison of South Bend and Brian Sevison of Niles.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Sevison.

Whitey graduated in 1946 from Elkhart High School. In his earlier years he enjoyed racing midgets and stock cars. He also was a musician and played in a band. Whitey was formerly employed as a machinist at Jessen Manufacturing and was the owner/operator of the Fireside Inn in Edwardsburg from 1972 to 1994.

On Friday, at procession will form at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home in Elkhart at 12:30 p.m. A graveside service will take place at 1 p.m. Friday at Rice Cemetery in Elkhart. The Rev. Clearence Dycus will preside.

Memorial contributions may be given to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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