Everett Cartwright Jr., 74, widower of Thelma Kaufman Cartwright of Bristol Ave., died Nov. 8, at the home of his daughter, after a long illness. Born in Jessamine County on May 20, 1933 he was the son of the late Everett and Myrtle Masters Cartwright Sr.. He was retired from Link Belt Corp. and a 30 year volunteer firefighter with the city of Nicholasville. Survivors include three children, David and wife Loucindy Everett Cartwright of Jessamine County, Debra J. Patterson and her partner Arnold Cramer of Nicholasville and Mary M. and husband Donald Arvin of Nicholasville, two sisters, Barbara and husband Robert French and Wanda and husband Chuck Bolton, five grandchildren, Joe and Kristin Cartwright, Marie Arvin, Christian Miller and Jeff Patterson, three great-grandchildren, one special nephew, Edward Peel and numerous other nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mattie Wheeler and Dorothy Davis and two grandsons, David Cartwright Jr., and Steven Cartwright. Services were at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Betts & West Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Snyder and the Rev. Bob Schaeffer officiating. Burial followed in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens. Bearers were Joe Cartwright, Jeff Patterson, Colin Meadows, Rick Shropshire, Arnold Cramer and George Adams. Honorary Bearers were Jim Murphy, Edward Peel, Walter and Charles Brumfield, Willie Rhineheimer and Dr. Arthur Henderson. The family would like to express their thanks to the Hospice of the Bluegrass and Dr. Arthur Henderson and requests contributions to the Hospice of the Bluegrass in memory of Everett and Thelma Cartwright. Visitation was Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.