John W. EVANS Sr.

News Death Notice

EVANS, Sr., John W. Age 86, passed away Monday, November 11, 2013 at The Woodlands, Middletown, OH. He was born October 13, 1927 to Roscoe and Thelma (Richardson) Evans in Middletown, OH. He joined the U. S. Army during WWII and served in France and Germany with the Occupation Army in 1946. He was employed by Crystal Tissue for 40 years retiring as a superintendent. He was a member of the Trenton Nazarene Church in Ohio, Richardson Church of the Nazarene in Texas and Highland Park Church of the Nazarene in Florida, serving as a lay minister at those churches for many years. He is preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Evans, his parents and a sister Phyllis Turner. John is survived by his children, Debbie (Larry) Dennis of Lakeland, FL and John (Denise) Evans, Jr. of Middletown, OH; grandchildren, Matt, Ben and Andy (Amy) Dennis and Aaron, Tyler and Grant Evans; great grandchild, Noah Dennis and a brother, Ralph (Flo) Evans of Columbus, OH. Memorial services will be held Friday, November 15, 2013 at 9:30 am at Gentry -Morrison Southside Chapel, Lakeland, Florida. Interment will be at Oakhill Cemetery in Lakeland, FL. Memorial contributions may be made to , 644 Linn Street, Suite 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes - Southside Chapel
1727 Bartow Road Lakeland, FL 33801
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Published in Journal-News on Nov. 12, 2013