Richard Evans, age 80, died on Saturday, May 10, 2014. He was born in Hanford, CA on June 26, 1933, to John and Alice Evans. He lived the majority of his life in Fresno and Sanger. He was a United States Navy
veteran. He enjoyed a 36 year career as a Fresno City firefighter
. Golf and the San Francisco 49ers were his sports along with traveling and his building projects at home. He was a member of Valley Christian Center. The family would like to thank his caregivers, Genoveva, and Monika; and the Hinds Hospice team. He is survived by his wife Rita; his son, Rick Evans and wife Rhonda; his daughter, Robin Lockie; his grandchildren, Jeremy and wife Gina, Zackary and wife Brittany, Jacob, Taylor, and Megan and husband Mike; and his great-grandchildren, Lenna and Lucy. A Memorial Service celebrating his life and his home going to heaven will be at Valley Christian Center, 4649 E. Shields, Fresno CA, on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Evangel Home; or Hinds Hospice; or to the donor's favorite charity.