Gerald A. “Pete” Evans

February 27, 2015

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

Survived by:

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

Preceded by:

2 sons, Richard A. and Edwin S. Evans, granddaughter Sara Evans, 1 brother and 2 sisters.


Leave your Condolences

10 Condolences for “Gerald A. “Pete” Evans”

  1. Bonnie Hemmerling February 27, 2015 at 5:23 pm

    My heart goes out to you. I will always remember coming out to the house with grandma and grandpa. Such sweet memories. Loved those visits with Uncle Pete and Aunt Wilda, playing hide and seek with Rick and Ed, and just having a great time. Now they are together once again. Hang in there..

  2. Janet Lee Bailey Kuhlman February 28, 2015 at 11:58 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers.

  3. Charisse Beck March 1, 2015 at 8:45 am

    So sorry to hear of Pete’s passing. Pete and Becky were such good friends to my parents Connie and Ronnie Roudebush. I don’t know what we would have done without them when my parents both got sick and passed away. My thoughts and prayers go out to Pete’s family and Becky and her family.

  4. Jerry Wallace March 1, 2015 at 10:37 pm

    Very sorry to hear. Prayers of comfort for all of you. Sorry to be so far a way and unable to attend the service. My thoughts are with all of you.

  5. Roberta Huff March 2, 2015 at 12:46 am

    So sorry to hear of Pete’s passing. Since my fall on February 5th, I’ve been unable to be out and about but kept you and the families in my prayers. I’m unable to attend the services, but please know that I’ll be with you in spirit.

  6. Kim Phillips March 2, 2015 at 4:30 pm

    Please accept our condolences from Rich and I. If there is anything that we can do for you or Jean, please do not hesitate to let us know.
    Love, Kim and Rich

  7. Jennifer Tolley-Wallace March 3, 2015 at 11:52 am

    So sorry for the loss of Pete. If you need anything Becky please let me know. Your neighbor, Jennifer.

  8. JENNIFER TOLLEY-WALLACE March 3, 2015 at 11:58 am

    So sorry for the loss of Pete. If you need anything Becky please let me know. Your Neighbor Jennifer.

  9. Kent Mundell March 3, 2015 at 1:57 pm

    Sorry to hear about your father. My thoughts are with you.

  10. Judy Lashbrook March 5, 2015 at 6:22 am

    You and your family are in our prayers. Sorry to hear of your loss.

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