Don Edward Evans
- March 27, 1950 - February 14, 2012
- Rootstown, Ohio
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Edinburg United Church of Christ
4081 Rock Spring Road
Ravenna, OH 44266
St. Michaels United Church of Christ
22 Euclid Street
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“Our thoughts and prayers are with Marie, the girls, and the rest of the family during this difficult time. Don was a great PIM friend and colleague....Read More »
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“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are very blessed to have been able to know you guys and have Don in our lives! Peace be with you all and my...Read More »
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“We extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Don Evans. May you be comforted by the love of family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Ralph and Pat Belden - OH
“John 14:1-4 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Tricia Barber - Columbus, OH
“Associate Chaplain and Pastor Don Evans walked into the Pastoral Care office at Robinson Memorial Hospital in 2007 with a big smile on his face and...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Chaplain Jim Melick - Ravenna, OH
“What a wonderful person, I enjoyed working with him at Southeast. He was always there with a smile, story, or friendship. My heart goes out to all...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Joanne Holley - Friend
“Don will be greatly missed. He was a good man and had such a significant impact on many people.
7 of 8 | Posted by: Wendy Withey - Edinburg, OH
“Well its been 42 years of great memories ole buddy, from OSU to your marriage to Marie and sharing visits with our growing children. I will surely...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Barry Huff
Don E. Evans, 61, of Rootstown, died Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna.
He was born March 27, 1950 in Ravenna to Edward D. and Marjorie H. (Chadwick) Evans. He was a man of many hats including: deputy sheriff, teacher, probation officer, Assistant Principal of Southeast High School, ESC consultant, and Pastor of St. Michaels UCC in Marshallville. He enjoyed spending time with his family, woodworking, cooking, and as his grandson, Erick, would say, "Doing man's work!" He was a long time member of the Edinburg United Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Marie (Clark), whom he married on August 19, 1972; daughters, Kristin (Erick) Craft of Rootstown and Rebecca Evans of Suffield; grandchildren, Erick and Kylie; mother, Marjorie Evans of Kent; sisters, Nancy (Richard) Hansen of Phoenix, AZ and Wendy (Steven) Craig of Caro , MI; parents-in-law, Donald E. and Joanne Clark of Windham; brother-in-law, Harold Clark of Windham; sister-in-law, Juanita (David) Apthorpe of Windham; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Evans.
Calling hours will be held 2-4 and 6-8 PM Sunday, February 19th at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home And Crematory in Kent, OH. Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday, February 20th at the Ravenna United Church of Christ with Rev. Glen Shedlock officiating. Burial will be held at Homeland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michaels UCC, 22 Euclid Street Marshallville OH 44645 or the Edinburg United Church of Christ, 4081 Rock Spring Road, Ravenna, OH 44266.