Tuesday, January 19, 2016

BJ’s Kim Veverka passes away

Kim Veverka, a BJ Finance Department supervisor that Ol' Blue Walls swept away in one of its mass dismissals, passed away Friday, January 15.

Cheryl Scott Sheinin, wife of former BJ staffer Neil Sheinin, and herself retired from the Finance Department after 45 years, wrote:

Kim Veverka
”R.I.P. Kim Veverka. You were a great supervisor at the BJ. We had many good talks. Oh how you loved your sons, golf and the Browns.”
When I asked for more details, Cheryl replied:
He was a supervisor in Finance. Oversaw Cash Processing. He was only there about 2 years and was let go the "Black Thursday" of all those layoffs. There were 8 let go in Finance. He was an avid golfer, Browns, Cavs and Indians fan. Had 2 sons. He was only 59 at his passing on Friday. His obit was in the paper yesterday.
Kim’s obituary:
Kim D. Veverka

WADSWORTH -- Kim D. Veverka, 59, of Wadsworth, passed away Friday, January 15, 2016.

He was born on April 8, 1956 in Wadsworth to the late Otto J. and Mary G. Veverka.

Mr. Veverka was a graduate of Wadsworth High School Class of 1974, and continued his education at Bluffton University from where he received his Bachelors Degree. He was retired from Medicus Golf, was an avid golfer and fan of the Cleveland Browns, Indians, Cavaliers and The Ohio State Buckeyes. He was also a very proud father and grandfather.

Kim is survived by his sons, Douglas Veverka of Indianapolis, Ind., Darin (Amber) Veverka of Wadsworth; his beloved grandson, Otto; brother, Jeff (Kathy) Veverka; and sister, Jenny Veverka, all of Wadsworth. He is also survived by his nephews, Mike (Erin) Veverka and their son Jake, Eric Veverka and his son Larson, along with many friends and extended family members.

A memorial service will be held 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth, where the family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

The family requests that those attending calling hours or the memorial service dress in golf attire or wear clothing representing Kim's favorite sports teams, the Browns, Indians, Cavaliers or Buckeyes.


330-334-1501 www.HilliardRospert.com

Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20, 2016


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