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Larry A. Evans

March 22, 1941 — April 22, 2024

New Paris, Ohio

Larry A. Evans

The family of Larry A. Evans, age 83 of New Paris, Ohio is saddened to announce his passing on Monday, April 22, 2024, at his residence. Born on March 22, 1941, in Muncie, Indiana, he was the son of the late father & mother: G. Robert & Cleo M. (Thomas) Evans. Larry was a 1959 Jefferson Township High School graduate and attended Tri State University. He has been a Darke County, Harrison Township farmer since 1963, member of the Fellowship Lodge #106 F & A.M. and past Lodge Master in 1977 of New Paris; Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton; 4-H Advisor for over 10 years and volunteer for the Preble County Pork Festival. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He enjoyed sharing his knowledge of farming and mechanizing (problem solving), farming for nearly all of his life. 

 

Preceded in death by wife of 61 years, Paulette I. (Smith) Evans in 2023; son: Christopher W. Evans in 1984; sister: Elaine Klopfer in 2011.

 

Survivors: children: Scott A. & Christy Evans of New Paris, OH; Amy J. & Ned Harter of West Manchester, OH and Kimberly A. & Mike Faler of Ashville, OH; grandchildren: Aaron & Ashley Evans, Tyler & Christa Evans, Alex & Sara Evans, Brandon Evans, Aaron & Shannon Holmes, Britani & Larry Adkins, Ashley Cottingim & Zack Ullery, Joel & Jamie Harter, Aaron Harter, Evan & Amanda Faler, Emily & Austin Wippel; great grandchildren: Adriana Wright, Javier Ramirez, Isa Ramirez, Addy Evans, Easton Holmes, Annie Evans, Leah Evans, Cole Evans, Grayson Evans, Dawson Evans, Clayton Adkins, Jillian Adkins, Suhmer Adkins, Audrey Adkins, Kylah Adkins, Landen Harter, Levi Harter, Charleigh Ullery, Nora Wippel, Owen Faler. Brother: Max Wayne Evans of Overland Park, Kansas.

 

Family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Monday April 29, 2024, at Barnes Funeral Home, 109 W. Main St., New Paris, Ohio. Masonic and the funeral service will be 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Pastor Rodney Dunn officiating. Interment will be held at Spring Lawn Cemetery in New Paris. 

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Paris Masonic Lodge P.O. Box 65 New Paris, Ohio 45347. Condolences at www.barnesfuneralhome.com.

 

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Monday, April 29, 2024

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Monday, April 29, 2024

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109 W Main St, New Paris, OH 45347

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