Ronald Kevin Averill, 53, of Southaven, passed away on Aug.  8, 2017, from a heart attack. Kevin was born in Kansas City, Mo. on May 9, 1964. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Sept. 2, 2017, at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church. A scattering of his ashes will follow the service at the church. Kevin worked as a truck driver for Interstate Distributor Company. He enjoyed cooking out and hanging out with family and friends. Often he would set up a grill, cook a ton of food, and invite all to take part.Kevin is survived by his father, Charles Averill; brothers, Richard Lee Wolfe and his wife Debbie; John David Wolfe and his wife Priscilla; sister, Dorothy Monice Howell and her husband Stephen; his nieces and nephews; and the rest of his family and friends. Kevin is preceded in death by his mother, Monice Maxine Averill. In lieu of flowers, we will be taking donations for a local veterans group. Kevin was a huge supporter of those that served our country. He was known for spotting military personnel or veterans while eating out and unbeknownst to them, paying for their dinner.