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Ronald Evans

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LAKEVIEW — Ronald E. Evans, 64, of Lakeview, Ohio, passed away Friday morning, March 13, 2015, at his home.

He was born on Aug. 29, 1950, in Columbus, Ohio to the late Clarence R. and Evelyn Evans. On Oct. 14, 1995, he married the former Karen Hutchins Rockhold in Lakeview, and she preceded in death on Nov. 2, 2010. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Maynard Evans Sr. and David R. Evans, and a stepdaughter, Kathy Rockhold.

He is survived by a stepdaughter, Cheryl (Jeff) Castle, of Ada, Ohio; two stepsons, Larry (Mary) Rockhold, of Lakeview, Ohio, and Robert Lee Rockhold, of Bellefontaine, Ohio; five grandchildren, Robert Allen Rockhold, Carla Rockhold, Colin Rockhold, Lindsey Shirk and Conner Castle; a great-grandson; four siblings, Richard Evans, of Hampton, Virginia, Larry (Chris) Evans, of Sidney, Ohio, Beverly (Tom) Christensen, of Quincy, Ohio, and Dale (Linda) Evans, of West Liberty, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ron was a 1968 graduate of Graham High School in St. Paris, Ohio. He worked at Mid-State Packaging in Lewistown for 27 years. He was a member of the Indian Lake Eagles Aeries 3615, and Indian Lake Moose Lodge 1533, both of Lakeview. Ron enjoyed playing softball, boating, bowling, watching sports, especially the Ohio State Buckeye, Cincinnati Reds and Bengals, and spending time with family and friends.

Pastor Matthew Evans will begin funeral services at 11 a.m. Monday, March 16, 2015, at Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St., Lakeview, where visitation is from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 15. Burial is in Byhalia Cemetery.

Memorial Contribution may be given in his name to St. Rita's Hospice, Lima, Ohio.

Condolences can be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview.


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Published in Sidney Daily News from Mar. 15 to Mar. 16, 2015