TIPP CITY - Lorin E. "Mort" Evans, 90, of Tipp City, Ohio, died Monday, March 25, 213, at Hospice of Dayton.
He was born June 10, 1922, in Miami County, to Ralph and Irene Evans.
Mort proudly served his country in the Army during World War II
He was a member of the Frank E. Robinson Post of the American Legion, Tipp City; the Eagles Lodge, Tipp City; AMVETS, Troy, Ohio; and a charter member of the VFW
Mort was well-known for his cowboy boots and white cowboy hat.
He had a green thumb and enjoyed maintaining his home landscape.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Lois Elliott and Ruth Artz; and brother, Dale Evans.
Surviving Mort are his loving wife of 42 years, Isabel "Issy" (Langston) Evans; his children, Jimmy (Paulett) Evans of Indiana, Connie Gavitt of Tipp City; Lorinda (Greg) Tucker of Georgia and Karen (Mike) Newman of Troy; sister, Anita Evans Lafferty of Columbus; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will beat 1 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W. Main St., Tipp City, OH 45371.
Visitation will be held the same day from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery,Tipp City.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton in memory of Mort. Online condolences may be made at www.fringsandbayliff.com