Richard Edward Evans Sr. (1948 - 2013)


Richard Edwards Evans Sr., 65, of Beecher City, died at 10:10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at his home.
A gathering to celebrate his life will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday at New Horizons Church in St. Elmo. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: The family. Online condolences may be shared at
Mr. Evans was born on Tuesday, April 20, 1948, in Stonington, the son of Roy and Clara Mitchell Evans. Survivors include his wife, Georgia Benjie Toppins of Beecher City; sons, Richard E. Evans Jr. and his wife Jacqueline of Beecher City, and Clint Evans and Rachel Graves; daughters, Jennifer and her husband Rob Howell of Dieterich, and Pam and her husband Mark Duckwitz of Beecher City; stepdaughters, Kathalene Rust of Indianapolis, Ind., and Joan and her husband Lloyd Scroggins of Sonora, Calif.; and stepsons, Damian Black and fiancé Rachel Glenn of Ft. Bliss, Texas, and David Black of Beecher City.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Oct. 14 to Oct. 23, 2013