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Dr. Owen Oswald Eversley, OBE January 27, 2020

Dr. Owen Oswald Eversley, OBE

August 29, 1933 – January 27, 2020

Former President of Barbados Overseas Community and Friends Association (BOCFA) and Deputy High Commissioner for Barbados in the UK.

Son of the late Rosalie Knight née Eversley and Harold Leon Knight;

Companion of Judy Scantlebury;

Loving father of Jennifer Eversley, Owen Eversley Jnr, Caroline Eversley-John and Ricardo Eversley;

Grandfather of Phillip and Omar Eversley-Bispham, Alisha and Asa Eversley-John, Saffronn and Rhea Fernando-Eversley, Owen Eversely III, Sabrina Eversley and DeMario Ricardo Eversley;

Great grandfather of Raniyah Samuels;

Brother of Violet, Darnley, Mona, Gloria, Marva, Cherland, Sylvester, Tyrone, Leila, Malcolm, Ainsley and Wilma;

Uncle of Raquel, Renee, Anthony, Angela, Ricardo, Colin, Rose, Margaret, Trevor, Amanda, Delroy, Ian, Dwayne, Rosaline, Pamela, Michael, Donna, Lawton, Cecil, Ainsley, Beverly, Grace, Steven, Karl, Kurwyn, Grace and Tajahna;

Former husband of Isolene Eversley and Judy Eversley;

Friend and relative of Ernesta Brathwaite, Collin Carter (African-Caribbean Funeral Services, UK),the Eversley and Knight families, Barbadians home and abroad and many others.

The funeral Celebrating the Life of Dr. Owen Oswal Eversley, OBE takes place on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Abundant Life Assembly, Haynes Hill, Bank Hall, St Michael at 10am Interment at St James cemetery. A donation for the Barbados Cancer Society will be collected.

Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael, Friday, February 14, 2020 no later than 8 a.m.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Headquarters, George Street, St Michael on Friday, February 14, 2020 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 


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    Andrea Belgrave says

    Condolences to the family of Owen and may he rest in eternal peace. God bless you all at this sad time.
    From Andrea Belgrave in England

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      To The Family of Owen Eversley, he was like father and a friend all rolled into one, sad to think that he’s gone. Nevertheless God had claimed a worthy son. God is in control. He standing by his side. THREE CHEERS FROM VALERIE AND HIS TWO GOD CHILDREN MATTHEW AND CHARLENE, R.I.P OWEN YOU WILL SURELY BE MISSED

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    Smith family - England says

    To the family of Owen
    We are very saddened to hear of your lost our hearts goes out to you in your time of sorrow.
    May God console and comfort you.

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    Marlene Hurdle-Walcott says

    Sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Owen Eversley. A gentleman and a friend.to myself and my family. Thank you for being there for me… I will miss you dearly.

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    Valgay King says

    Heartfelt condolences to the family, relatives and friends of Dr Owen Oswald Eversley, OBE, on their loss. Owen Eversley was magnanimous, wonderful, personable and compassionate; a much loved person, friend and former colleague. It was a privilege to know him. It is difficult to believe he has passed and I take comfort that Jehovah has a better place awaiting him. A loss to me and so many others.

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