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Richard "Dick" Evans

June 1, 1933 ~ April 30, 2017 (age 83)

Council Grove - Dick Dale Evans, Sr., 83, of Council Grove, Kansas, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Diversicare of Council Grove.

He was born on June 1, 1933 in Council Grove to Earl and Violet Evans. He graduated from Council Grove High School and married the love of his life, Carol Cleveland, on July 12, 1952, while serving in the US Air Force, stationed in Biloxi, MS.  Dick and Carol were blessed to have three children, Debbie, Becky and Rick

Dick spent his life working in electronics, maintaining and repairing computer equipment, retiring from Univac/Unisys.  His work included computer programming for the Kansas Turnpikes and maintaining secure communications equipment for Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City.  Dick was an avid hunter; enjoyed building and had built the home where Carol and he lived; he enjoyed camping and serving as a Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Donald and Earl; wife Carol Jolene Evans; son Ricky Evans and his grandson Jeremy Evans.

Dick is survived by two daughters:  Debbie Meyers and her husband Ron of Spring Hill and Becky Hill and her husband Ed of Edmond, OK; grandchildren, Jason Meyers, Dana Beitey, Carrie Neifing, Stephanie Leftwich, Kevin Evans and Kyle Evans, Ryan Brumwell, Tyler King and Colleen Robinson; 17 great-grandchildren;  daughters-in-law, Karen Evans and her husband Herb Woodworth, of Riley and Barb Evans of Council Grove;  sister-in law Opal Mae of Newton; a host of friends and his beloved dog, Bump.

Graveside services will be at the Wilsey Cemetery Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 10:00am, under the direction of Zeiner Funeral Home of Council Grove. 

In lieu of flowers, the family would ask that donations be made to either the Council Grove Boy Scout Troop or the Council Grove Senior Center. They may be sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, PO Box 273, Council Grove, KS 66846.

 Service Information

Graveside Service
May 9, 2017

10:00 AM
Wilsey Cemetery
North Street
Wilsey, KS 66873

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