Lynn Merrill Everly, 73, of Suwanee, Georgia, died Sunday, March 12, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Laurence and Marguerite Everly, son Jeffrey and daughter-in-law Cheryl, and daughter Jennifer. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Terry Lycans Everly, brothers Gary Everly (Armen), Winter Park, Florida, and Keith Everly (Vicki), Winter Haven, Florida, children Kirsten Davis, Torii Cash (Daune), Jason Everly and step-daughter Lisa Haynes (Frank), grandchildren Matthew, Marshal, Mitchell, Paige, Meghan, Jesse, Christian, Clementine, and Cy, 12 great-grandchildren, nephews Keith Everly and Kyle Everly, and niece, Kristina Albach, 6 great-nephews and nieces. Lynn was born in Van Nuys, California, and lived most of his life in central Florida and Georgia. He graduated from Lyman High School, Longwood, Florida, in 1962, and then served in the United States Army as a Morse intercepter and achieved a National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. After his discharge from the Army, he became a police officer on the east coast of Florida. After many years of working in the construction industry, he became a kitchen manager and cook, as cooking was his passion. He was a huge sports fan of the Atlanta Braves and Nascar racing, and loved the Atlanta Falcons and his New Orleans Saints, and was even tagged with the nickname of Snake by many due to his resemblance in earlier years to the late, great Kenny Stabler. The family wishes to thank all of those many friends who cared and supported him during his last few months. The support he received was heart-felt and very much appreciated. He was loved by so many. Lynn always expressed that he wished he had stayed in the military, and in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to any charitable Veterans Administration organization or support group. The family will greet friends on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Wages & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, and a service will be held immediately following at 11:00 a.m.

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  1. Our condolences to your family for the lost of your loved one Lynn Merrill Everly. John 5:28,29 Please find comfort in reading this scripture from God’s word and promises for the very near future.

  2. Terry and all of the family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Lynn was a very special man. Whenever I think of Lynn, the words that come to mind are “cool guy.” I thoroughly enjoyed his company every time I saw him through the years. He made me laugh and unfailingly seemed to have an exceptionally positive outlook on life that made other people WANT to be around him. He will be missed by so many. Frank and I are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers,

  3. Terry, I remember the good times we had years ago as a trivia team. When Lynn cooked muscles, it was a fabulous gastric experience. Lynn was such a good cook. He will be so missed. Plus, I will always have the best memory of the will signing in a bar. Please know that Steve, Sam, Alison and I have you and your family in our thoughts. Love to you and your family.

  4. Pops,
    I will forever be grateful to have you in my life as my step-father. You were so funny and such a “cool guy” as everyone called you. Thank you for everything that you did for me growing up in my terrible teenage years. I will always be grateful. We will miss you always! We love you! Frank, Lisa, Chastain, and Nikko

  5. So sorry for your loss! I am glad I got to meet your Dad. Praying for God’s strength and comfort for all of you.

  6. I am so very sorry for your loss Torii. I didn’t know your dad but since I’ve gotten to know you it is apparent he left a very positive, upbeat, daughter with a strong faith in you Heavenly Father. May your memories comfort you.

  7. Terry, I am so sad for the loss of your husband and your best friend. I look back and remember the wonderful times we had in the past, specifically our vacation together in Captiva, boating and fishing those many years ago, Dennis and I and you and Lynn. Lynn was always making us laugh and we had such a wonderful time on that vacation. I will never forget his never ending humor and Lynn changing Dennis’ name to “Big Jack”. I have been very lucky to have had your friendship these many years and knowing Lynn was such a huge part of that! My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Judy

  8. Terry, I’m so sorry to hear about Lynn’s passing. He was a wonderful person and I’m sure he will be missed by you , the family and all his friends. He was always a pleasure to be around with his great sense of humor . May God bless you and comfort you .

  9. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. I know this is really a hard thing to go through and I pray for you and your sweet Mom??

  10. Terry, heart broken for your loss. Lynn was special and I know you have many wonderful memories. Praying for you and Marshall and the whole family.

  11. Terry…..Let your broken heart heal with the comfort of “Lynn’s undying love for you” and the comfort of Our Father in Heaven!! My sincere thoughts and prayers go out to you, Lisa and your whole family.

  12. Sincere condolences to the family. May you find comfort in warm memories shared and peace in God’s promises for the future (Revelation 21:3,4).

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