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John R. Evans

October 7, 1926 January 6, 2019
John R. Evans
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Obituary for John R. Evans

John R. Evans, 92 of Eaton, OH died Sunday, January 6, 2019 in Dayton, OH. Born on October 7, 1926 in Holmes County, Ohio, he was the son of the late William R. & Bertha M. (Platt) Evans. He was the owner/operator of Evans and Son Trophies and Awards. He was a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran 2nd Division infantry, Past President and Member of the New Paris Chamber of Commerce, VFW, American Legion Post #360 in New Paris, Kiwanis Club in New Paris. John was a hard worker, nature lover, bird watching, telling stories and he never met a stranger. 

Preceded in death by his Wife of 35 years: Frances Joan “Jody” (Smedinghoff) Evans in 1984; Sisters: Mildred Miller and Margret Harvey; Brothers: Max, Robert and Charles Evans. 

Survived by Son: William F. “Billy” (Tammy Jenkins) Evans; Daughter: Karen Hawkins. Granddaughters: Tabatha Jenkins, Nicky Evans and Lilly Evans. Nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Barnes Funeral Home, 109 West Main Street, New Paris, OH with Rev. Raymond Rothwell officiating. Interment will be held in Wares Chapel Cemetery, West Manchester, OH. Funeral Service will be held at Noon on Saturday at the funeral home. 

Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton 324 Wilmington Avenue Dayton, Ohio 45420. Condolences may be sent via www.barnesfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Saturday

12

Jan

10:00 AM 1/12/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1/12/2019 12:00:00 PM
Barnes Funeral Home

109 West Main Street
New Paris, OH 45347

Barnes Funeral Home
109 West Main Street New Paris 45347 OH
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

12

Jan

12:00 PM 1/12/2019 12:00:00 PM
Barnes Funeral Home

109 West Main Street
New Paris, OH 45347

Barnes Funeral Home
109 West Main Street New Paris 45347 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ware's Chapel Cemetery Final Resting Place

2020 Foos Road
West Manchester, OH 45382

2020 Foos Road West Manchester 45382 OH
United States
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