On Tues. Oct 16, 2012, in Port Alberni, Dave Evans was called to his good buddy Glenn Stewart's birthday party in heaven. He drifted off peacefully with family and friends at his side.
He will be sadly missed, and forever loved by his wife, Anne, sons; Darren (Dana) and Mike (Kirsten), foster son, Ken Tassie, and grandsons; Drake, Riley, Kobe and Brody, also his sister, Lynne (Ron) Lowe and family, and his father-in-law, Jim Rutherford Sr. He was predeceased by his parents Tom and Marie Evans and nephew Donny.
Dave enjoyed life to the fullest, hunting, fishing and playing ball. He was a mentor to many young men as their coach in ball and soccer. He made friends wherever he went, and these friendships would last his lifetime. He was very proud of his family, and his grandsons were the highlight of his life.
A celebration of his life will take place Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, 1:00 PM, at the Chapel of Memories Funeral Home, 4005- 6th Ave. Followed by a reception at the Italian Hall, from 2:00PM- 8:00PM.
Cremation has taken place. Stories and condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting: www.chapelofmemories.ca. Donations may be made in his honour to the West Coast General Hospital Foundation, 3941 Alberni Hwy, Port Alberni, V9Y 4S1, or BC. Special Olympics Port Alberni, PO Box 94, Port Alberni, V9Y 7M6.
This obituary was originally published in the Alberni Valley Times (Port Alberni, BC).
Published online on Oct. 23, 2012 courtesy of Alberni Valley Times.