Everett O. Arscott, 34, of Punta Gorda, Florida died Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in Fort Myers, Florida.
Everett was born October 25, 1976 in Jamaica, West Indies and moved to Punta Gorda, Florida 11 years ago from Brooklyn, New York. He was a very hard working young man for most of his life. He was a dedicated truck driver for Pepsi Beverage Company for many years. Everett had a cheerful demeanor; he was very generous and insightful beyond his years. He always was there for those who needed his aid. As a child he loved playing soccer, and he enjoyed drawing pictures from time to time, but his most desired hobby has been his handyman skills. He could fix nearly anything that was put in front him. He always gave credit to his mother Barbara and step-father Leroy for his accomplishments. Everett was an amazing person, he was a devoted and loving husband to his wife, he was a dedicated father to his children and he was a loving son, brother and friend. He will everlasting be remembered by all those who loved and knew him.
Survivors include his loving wife of 18 years, Emmanuella Arscott; a daughter, Keona Arscott of Punta Gorda, FL; 2 sons, Hakeem Bastien and Malik Arscott both of Punta Gorda, FL; mother and step-father Barbara and Leroy Sheppard of Punta Gorda, FL; Father and mother-in-law, Jacques and Roxanne Bastien of Orlando, FL; 3 brothers, Marlon Daley of Punta Gorda, FL, George Arscott of North Port, FL and Cyrus Peart of New York; 4 sisters Maureen Stephenson of Punta Gorda, FL, Rashida Arscott of Punta Gorda, FL, Joyce Arscott of Punta Gorda, FL and Stacey Gillespie of Canada; 4 Brother-in-laws; Sem Bastien of Clearwater, FL; Walgas Bastien of Miami, FL and Rudy Bastien of Brooklyn, NY, Devon Gillespie of Canada; 4 Sister-in-laws: Nadine Simpson-Arscott of North Port FL, Natalie Bastien of Clearwater, FL; Perry Peart of New York and Tanyia Thomas of Punta Gorda, FL; and a host of nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be 2:00PM-4:00PM and 6:00PM-8:00PM, Friday, September 23, 2011 at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00AM, Saturday, September 24, 2011 at Port Charlotte New Testament Church of God, 21011 Midway Blvd. Port Charlotte, FL 33952. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Port Charlotte, FL.
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.