Everett Massengill, age 75, of Kingston, passed away July 6, 2018. Gifted with true charisma and an unyielding work ethic, he combined both working as a telephone repairman for BellSouth for 37 years and serving as a member of the Roane County School Board for 28 consecutive years. Most notably as chairman, Everett spearheaded the building and development of Midway Middle School. Known for having a deep pride and compassion for everyone around him, he was a revered figure within the community and will be more than missed. Everett was a member of Luminary United Methodist Church, a United States Army Veteran, and a member of Union Lodge #38 F&AM in Kingston. Preceded in death by parents Melvin Massengill and Daisy Russell Massengill; Sisters Carolyn Daugherty, Novella Armes and Brother in law Randall Armes. He is survived by wife: Nancy Strange Massengill; daughter: Terri (Roy) Comer; son: Eric (Chrissy) Massengill; grandchildren: Zane (Lulu) Comer, Grayson Comer, Josie Massengill, Ville Massengill, and Noah Halliburton; siblings: Ralph (Robin) Massengill, Glen (JoAnne) Massengill, Gary (Gail) Massengill, and Geraldine (Jerry) Mehlhorn; sister-in-law: Margaret Strange Morgan; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive friends from 5 until 9 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2018 at the Midway Middle School. The body will lie-in-state from 1 until 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m. with Pastor Don Long, Zane Comer, Grayson Comer and Pastor Gary Massengill officiating. Followed by a Masonic Memorial Service conducted by Union Lodge #38 F&AM. Burial to follow at Kingston Memorial Gardens with Military Honors by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard.