Donald Anthony Evans, 83, of Kirklin, died at 11:55 a.m. March 13, 2019 at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. He was born October 24, 1935 in Clinton County, Ind. to Cleo & Elizabeth (Stewart) Evans. His first marriage was to Karen Crum Phifer. He then married Patricia Ann Hartwig on September 24, 1988 and she survives.
Donald was a graduate of Michigantown High School. He had lived in Hillisburg, Indianapolis, Cloverdale and Kirklin. He retired from Delco Electronics in Kokomo after 30 years. A devoted Christian man, Donald was a member of the Kirklin Wesleyan Church. He enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing, camping, gardening and his “golf cart ministry” in Kirklin. He dearly loved his dogs, Samantha, Sabrina, Pee Wee and step dog Helmsley.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. -12 Noon Monday, March 18, 2019 at Faith Family Church, 508 W. Green St., Frankfort, Ind. Funeral Celebration will be 12 Noon at the church. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Kirklin Wesleyan Church, 420 E. Pike St., Kirklin, Ind. 46050.
Wife: Patricia Ann Evans of Kirklin, 6 Daughters: Roseanna May (Kipp) Bagshaw of Frankfort, Deborah Elaine (Tom) Birch of Frankfort, Kimberly Suzanne (Mark) Shanks of Frankfort, Mary Elizabeth (Chris) King of Kirklin, Tina Marie (Craig) Hudzinski of Kirklin, Amy Kristin (Sean) Beach of Indianapolis, 2 Sons: John Thomas (Rosanne) Evans of Walton, Michael P. Anthony Crum Evans of Frankfort, Sister: Jeanette Peak of rural Frankfort, 18 Grandchildren and 28 Great Grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and a sister, Diana Evans.