Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Ray Evans (September 15, 2013)

Ray Evans, 81, Of Greenville, passed away early Sunday morning, September 15, 2013, at Heartland of Greenville.

He was born August 17, 1932 in Pineville, KY, a son of the late William and Ethel (Cheek) Evans.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Velma (Centers) Evans; his second wife, Marilyn Rose (Younts) Evans; a sister, Annie Patterson and a great grandson, Austin Waymire.

Ray was a mechanic for Evans Trucking, served in the United States Army, was a member of the Ansonia American Legion, the Union City VFW and Union City Eagles.

He is survived by 3 children, David (Denise) Bonar of Trinity, AL, Terry (Kendra) Evans of Lebanon, OH and Beverly (Tom) Thompson of Greenville, OH; 5 Siblings, Curt (Shirley) Evans of Barboursville, KY, Mick (Betty) Evans of Milford, OH, Wade (Charlotte) Evans of Connersville, IN, Patsy Clark of Ansonia, OH and Dana (Sam) Kiser of Jackson Center, OH;10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ray has also left behind Carol Slyder. She and Ray loved each other deeply and have shared the past 11 years of their lives together.

Services will be held 12PM Thursday, September 19, 2013 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, with Pastor Eric Knight officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

The Family will be receiving guests Thursday from 11AM until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 3131 S. Dixie Dr., Suite 221, Dayton, OH 45439.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com