Seth (Roy) EverettMarch 18, 1936 ~ January 28, 2018 (age 81)
INVENTOR / ALBERT HALL PRESIDENT / MODEL RAILROADER
Seth (Roy) Everett, Middletown, 81, passed away on January 28. Born on March 18, 1936, he graduated from Carnegie Tech Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, PA with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked at US Signal Corps Lab (CECOM) at Ft. Monmouth for 35 years. During that time Roy was part of a team that built the Courier satellite, led the design/ building of the Forward Observer Communications device used by Special Operations Forces, and the AN/UGC-74 Communications Terminal Program US Armed Forces, used on Air Force One. Roy was issued 10 U.S. & 2 Canadian patents. An avid model railroader, Roy wrote extensively for “O Gauge Railroading Magazine”. His “Little Lakes Lines” layout was photographed and featured in various professional videos including a feature on Channel 9 UPN news. His book “Animations For Your Layout” was published in 1999. Roy, a lifetime member of Albert Music Hall, Waretown, NJ served as president for the last 22 years, designed & oversaw construction of the Albert Hall building, and organized Albert Hall’s cultural archives for future generations.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Elaine King Everett, two sons, Glenn & Gregg, their wives Jana & Suheir, 4 grandchildren, Burke, Tanner, Sydney, & Audrey, niece & nephew Lee and Bruce Bradley. Roy was predeceased by his parents Seth & Anna Tindall Everett & his sister and brother-in-law Barbara & Frederick C. Bradley.
Roy was a lifetime member of PCS-Albert Music Hall, the Sons of the American Revolution, IEEE, and many train collectors clubs. In lieu of flowers, donations in Roy’s memory to Albert Hall, PO Box 657, Waretown, NJ 08758 would be greatly appreciated. A memorial service will be held on Friday, Feb. 2 at 11:30 am at Fair View Cemetery, 456 Rt. 35, Red Bank, NJ 07701. A special show dedicated to Roy’s memory will be held in the spring at Albert Music Hall. (www.alberthall.org)