Pearl Bradford VanEvery

Mr. VanEvery

Pearl Bradford VanEvery passed away on July 21, at the age of 71.

Born on March 30, 1948, to Charles and Blanche (Lawton) VanEvery. He was preceded in death by his wife, Melanie; and brothers, Jimmy and John.

He is survived by his daughter, Dawn; and son, David; grandson, Joshua (Jennifer) Coffman; granddaughter, Jessie Coffman; great-grandson, Timothy; great-granddaughters, Lillie and Cora Coffman, all of Dayton, Ohio; stepson, Cody Parker; step-granddaughters, Ali Parker, Kelsey and Mariah Ball; as well as his sister, Judy Johnson. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Pearl owned and operated VanEvery’s garage for a number of years. His passion was restoring classic cars and he was well known in the area for his artistic detail and mechanical abilities.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 26, 2019, from 3 to 4 p.m. at Northville Funeral Home. At Pearl’s request, there will be no other service. Condolences may be made to the family online at

By Patricia Older

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