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Ray Fulton Evans

1921 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Ray Fulton Evans Obituary
EVANS, Ray Fulton July 7, 1921 August 28, 2018 Do not weep for me, my dear, I know you have really cared We've had a sweet life together, true love we've always shared Do not weep for me, dear ones, my family is my greatest treasure Loving them while here on earth is love one could never measure Please Please, do not cry It's good that you all care My body will be in the ground Waste no tears, for I'm not there Rejoice! BE HAPPY for me, dear friends I have passed through Heaven's portals Resting comfortable here with Jesus HAPPY now, with the great immortals ~ Unknown Ray Fulton Evans, born July 7, 1921, finished his course on August 28, 2018, at the age of 97, passing peacefully in his sleep at his home in Cedar Creek, TX. Joining his two daughters; Kay Ross Tuohy and Mary Neil Smith, and great-nephew Clinton Branning, who have gone on before him. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, of 42 years, Melinda Deanna Evans; sons, Daren Ray Evans (Angel), Darek Dean Evans, and Michael Tuohy; nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Ray served with the Civil Conservation Corp near Taylor, TX in 1938/1939. Due to an injury while there, he was not permitted to join into WWII at his disappointment. Ray worked for 22 years at Southern Union Gas Company in Austin, for nearly 20 more years at his own bank equipment business. Ray and Melinda attended Highland Village Church of Christ in Austin for over 40 years, where he served as Deacon before moving to Bastrop, where they have attended Bastrop Christian Outreach Center. Ray's parting words to family and friends were "Keep showing love, keep showing love, keep showing love and BE HAPPY!" Ray had a great sense of humor and want his family, extended family and friends to Celebrate His Life by sharing memories and stories at his Going Home Party, September 29th at 3pm in the annex on the grounds of Highland Village Church of Christ, 4716 Bullcreek Road, Austin, 78731. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to . The family of Ray Evans would like to personally thank Resolution Hospice of Bastrop for all of their assistance, help and support through the past months. A special "thank you" to Veronica and Melanie for taking such good care of Ray. There will be no visitation or burial services.
Published in Austin American-Statesman on Sept. 16, 2018
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