Gerald A. “Pete” Evans 87, of Sheridan, IN, died 12:30 a.m. Friday, February 27, 2015 at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville, IN. Born April 18, 1927 in Clinton County, Indiana to the late Ora & Laura (King) Evans. He married Awilda Wallace on January 28, 1948 and she preceded him in death on October 2, 2000. A 1945 graduate of Sugar Creek Township School, Pete was a lifelong Clinton County resident prior to moving to Sheridan in 2003. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served in Guam as a Fireman 1st Class. Pete was a farmer, worked for 18 years at Indianapolis Stockyards and retired as Branch Manager of The Farmer’s Bank in Michigantown in 1989. He was a member of the Kirklin American Legion and attended the East Union Christian Church.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2015 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 3rd at the funeral home. Burial with Military Rites will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Kirklin, IN. Memorial donations may be made to the East Union Church, 1711 East 296th St., Atlanta, IN 46031
Daughter: Donna (John) Evans Gedig of Indianapolis, Son: Louis (Jean) D. Evans of rural Frankfort, Companion: Becky Mendenhall of Sheridan, 5 Grandchildren, Jerry Shipp, Katie Evans Cohee, Lindsay Gedig Karwoski, John A. Gedig and Becky Evans Reeder and 3 Great Grandchildren
2 sons, Richard A. and Edwin S. Evans, granddaughter Sara Evans, 1 brother and 2 sisters.