Elwyn Evans
1927 - 2019
{ "" }
Share Elwyn's life story with friends and family
Send an Email
Or Copy this URL to Share
Elwyn Evans

Wilmington - Elwyn (Steve) Evans, Jr. died peacefully at the age of 91 on March 1, 2019. He practiced law until December, 2018. He was born on May 9, 1927 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Mary Boyd and Elwyn Evans. He graduated from Brooks School, Yale University and Harvard Law School. Steve was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Evans, and his brother, Tilghman Evans. He is survived by his loving wife, Jane Evans, and his sister, Katharine May. And also by his children Lloyd (Jeff), Wyn (Maggie), Tilghman (Laura) and his daughter-in-law, Joan Evans. He leaves behind his grandchildren, Mary Frances Evans, Jeffrey Bove, Jr., Ramsay Bove and Hannah Bove. He dearly loved his stepchildren, Robert and Michael (Joan) Lindsay and their children and grandchildren, and his stepson, Greg Adams.

Steve's true passion was enjoying life surrounded by the love of his large, extended family. He was most at home on the water and sailing his boat in Nova Scotia. A Celebration of Life will be held at noon on Saturday May 18, 2019 at Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Faithful Friends Animal Society, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE, 19804.

For online condolences, please visit www.chandlerfuneralhome.com

To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published in The News Journal on Mar. 10, 2019.
No memorial events are currently scheduled. To offer your sympathy during this difficult time, you can now have memorial trees planted in a National Forest in memory of your loved one.
Memories & Condolences
Guest Book sponsored by Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Not sure what to say?
4 entries
March 11, 2019
I was saddened to hear of Steve's passing. Since
1982 Steve's guidance attributed to our success and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his friends and family.
March 11, 2019
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
March 10, 2019
Steve a great lawyer who had his law office close to mine on Lawyers Row on King Street .....May Peace be with you Steve, Jane and Family ... My prayers are with you all
Ed Pankowski
March 7, 2019
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" sustain your family during this difficult time. Isaiah 61:1, 2
Invite others to add memories
Share to let others add their own memories and condolences