Merritt Island High Grad and U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Steven H. Everett Passes Away Nov. 2 at Camp Pendleton

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was known for his strong sense of honor and doing whatever he set his mind to

LCpl. Steven Everett, USMC, 22, went home to be with the Lord November 2, 2019, at Camp Pendleton, CA. During his sophomore year, he moved to Merritt Island with his family and attended Merritt Island High School where he was an active participant in JROTC.

NEWPORT & GREENVILLE, ME – LCpl. Steven Everett, USMC, 22, went home to be with the Lord November 2, 2019, at Camp Pendleton, CA.

He was born on October 16, 1997, in Bangor, ME a son of John and Jennifer (Dolgner) Everett.

Steven lived in Greenville, ME for the earlier part of his life and then Williams, AZ where he was part of the last graduating class from South Beaver School in Flagstaff, AZ.

He then went onto BASIS. During his sophomore year, he moved to Merritt Island with his family and attended Merritt Island High School where he was an active participant in JROTC.

He joined the Marines directly out of high school. Steven wanted to earn his rank and honor. He graduated from Parris Island Boot Camp and was finally stationed with HMLAT303 at Camp Pendleton, CA until his death.

He was known for his strong sense of honor and doing whatever he set his mind to.

He was an adventurous young man who loved World War II tanks, planes and helicopters; as well as the outdoors, animals and space exploration. He was a member of the Starset Society and Nealley’s Corner Church in Hampden, ME.

LCpl. Steven Everett joined the Marines directly out of high school. Steven wanted to earn his rank and honor. He graduated from Parris Island Boot Camp and was finally stationed with HMLAT303 at Camp Pendleton, CA until his death.

Steven is survived by his parents, John and Jennifer Everett of Newport, ME; maternal grandfather, Gene Dolgner of Las Vegas, NV; paternal grandparents, John and Kris Everett of Arlington, VA; his brother Sean Everett of Newport, ME; several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Diane and Lloyd Carhart, and Valerie Dolgner.

A military funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 21, at the People’s United Methodist Church, 131 Main Street, Newport, ME. Pastor Steve Nute will officiate.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main Street, Newport, ME. Interment will be held in the spring of 2020.

In lieu of flowers, we are asking that donations be made to the Mechanical Museum located at Camp Pendleton. Please make checks payable to: “ESMyLF Docents” and ensure to write “Mechanize Museum” in the comments line.

Contributions may be sent to MSmyLF Docents, P. O. Box 111, San Luis Rey, CA 92068.

Steven volunteered there and truly enjoyed the comradery and work he did with the men who restored the tanks. Donations may also be left at the church or the funeral home.

Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com

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