Raymond M. Evans, 85, of Sandusky, passed away early Saturday morning, Sept. 1, 2007, at his son's home after a lengthy illness.
He was born Oct. 27, 1921, in Monroeville, and was a 1939 graduate of Monroeville High School. He was a veteran of WW II having served in the Army Air Corps in Italy, and received seven Bronze Stars and an Oak Leaf Cluster. Mr. Evans was a route driver for Jewel Tea Company for 20 years and later went on to work as one of the original full-time fireman in Perkins Township for 20 years, retiring in 1986. He was also the first zoning inspector in Perkins Township and a life-member of the VFW.
He is survived by his son, David C. (Linda) Evans of Sandusky; granddaughter, Tracy Evans of Sandusky; brother, Edwin "Nelson" (Alice) Evans of Columbus; sister, Irma Evans of Monroeville; and a niece.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Antenna F. (Vigiletti) Evans on Aug. 14, 2006; parents, Edwin and Esther (Richards) Evans; and brother, Richard Evans.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at David F. Koch Funeral Home, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, where funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Marty Nassr will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Sandusky.
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