WEST HARWICH Everett Hamill Keyes Jr., 88, died peacefully Jan. 12 surrounded by his family.
Born in Worcester, he was the son of Hulda I. (Frost) and Everett H. Keyes Sr. Everett, who was known as "Buster," owned and operated Keyes Appliance in Worcester for many years before moving to Cape Cod. He ran Real Estate Unlimited for 25 years before he retired last fall.
Everett was an MP in the US Marine Corps, and served in Guam with the Third Marine Division during WWII. His genuine love of people and knack for making friends served him well in business and in life. His annual Memorial Day weekend yard sales were legendary. He was a "hail fellow well met" in the best sense of the phrase.
He leaves his beloved companion Rosemary Schreiner of West Harwich; daughters Susan Stella and her husband Richard of Scituate, Roberta Reeves, wife of the late Albert Reeves, of...