Dick Evans Sr., 65Published 4:51pm Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Richard L. “Dick” Evans Sr., 65
Born: June 13, 1947
Died: Dec. 22, 2012
Dick’s life began on June 13, 1947, in Mishawaka, Ind., the son of Ed and Betty (Dunkleberger) Evans.
He was united in marriage to Ruby Thrasher on Aug. 6, 1966, in Florence, Ala. His wife preceded him in death on Nov. 2, 2012.
He was a member of Apostolic Lighthouse Church for many years. He was an avid walleye fisherman. He was a member of the Edwardsburg Conservation Club and the United Auto Workers Union.
His loving family includes: his children, Dawn (Steve) Welsh of South Bend, Ind., Richard “Scooter” (Glenna Revis) Evans of Dowagiac; grandchildren, Steven (Heather), Kayla, Charity and Cassidy; great granddaughter, Raeghan; brothers, John (Pat) Evans of Arizona and Gary (Debbie) Sheaks of Edwardsburg; and sister-in-law, Ellen (Tom) Rodewald of Elkhart, Ind.
Dick passed away on Dec. 22, 2012, at Memorial Hospital of South Bend. He was also preceded in death by her parents.
His family will gather with friends on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Apostolic Lighthouse Church in Dowagiac, where his service will be at 1p.m. Thursday with Senior Pastor David Helmuth and Pastor Casey Helmuth officiating.
Memorial contributions in his name may be directed to the Apostolic Lighthouse Church of Dowagiac.
Please sign his guestbook and leave a memory of Dick at www.yazel-clark.com.