Paul Bevers

Obituary of Paul O. Bevers

Paul O. Bevers, age 89 of Carlinville, passed away Friday evening, April 17, 2020, at Cedarhurst of Edwardsville in Edwardsville, IL. Paul was born June 1, 1930, in Carlinville, IL, he was one of 5 children born to Walter and Clara Oller Bevers. Paul graduated from Carlinville High School with the class of 1948. Paul served in United States Army during the Korean War from 1952-1954. He married Phyllis Bilbruck on November 17, 1951, in Carlinville, IL.and to this union 4 children were born. Paul enjoyed farming and was a postal carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Carlinville, IL. His route was the South side of Carlinville and he walked 13 miles a day that took him around the world twice. After retirement in 1986 he later joined the grounds crew at Lake Carlinville. Paul and Phyllis traveled all over the United States on their Gold Wing motorcycle. He was a member of the Charity Church and Guy Baird American Legion Post #554. Paul was preceded in death by his wife, parents, sisters, Muriel Peterson, Ada Daugherty, Lois L. Black and brother, Walt Bevers. Joint memorial services will be held for Paul and his brother Walt later on this summer. Burial will be in Charity Cemetery, Carlinville. Paul is survived by his daughters, Pauletta (John) Coffelt, of Plainview, IL, Patricia (Dennis) Grothaus of Hernando Beach, FL, Annette (Richard) Clark of Dorchester, IL, son Phil (Jody) Bevers of Kissee Mills, MO, grandchildren: Bryan (April) Saunders, Hans (Katie) Grothaus, Heidi (Bert) Neal, Hilary (Fiancee' Nigel) Grothaus, Dustin Krone, Eaudra Biedenstein, Eryka Mabus, Brent (Jessica) Bevers, Kory (Michael) Cardwell. and 13 great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Charity Church rural Carlinville, IL. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.
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Interment Information

Charity Cemetery
Address not given
Carlinville, Illinois, United States