Robert R. Evans, 84, departed this life February 4, 2014. Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2014 at Crestview Mausoleum under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home of Wichita Falls. Visitation will be from 6 until 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
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A son of the late Evolene and Marshall Evans, Robert was born October 14, 1929 in Wichita Falls, Texas. He served our country proudly in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean War. He later graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in Geology. Robert began his long career with Cities Service Oil Company as a geologist. He stayed with Cities Service as it became a wholly owned subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Company, retiring in 1989. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Evans; step-mother, Eula; and brother, Joe.
Survivors include his wife, Vaunciel; son, Mark of Houston; stepsons, Alan Smith, and Dean Smith; and a host of other family and friends.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Rd., Wichita Falls, TX. 76310. Condolences may be made to the family at www.owensandbrumley.com
Published in Houston Chronicle on Feb. 6, 2014