Robert C. Evans, 95, formerly of Venedocia, OH, passed away at 9:40 a.m. on Sunday, September 27, 2020, at the Universal Health and Hospice Services in Fort Worth, TX. He was born October 14, 1924, in Deshler, OH to Roland and Alice (Crone) Evans; they preceded him in death. He was united in marriage to Jane Breese on June 12, 1946; she preceded him in death on April 30, 1990. On August 17, 1991, he was united in marriage to Iona Bergman; she preceded him in death on August 27, 2014.
Bob is survived by two daughters, Char Deck of Fort Worth, TX and Connie (Gary) Johnston of Aurora, CO; one brother, Everett Evans of Denver, CO; two sisters, Nancy Saam of Van Wert, OH and Joyce Scaer of London, OH; and one granddaughter, Carlye Johnston of CO. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Jane; his second wife, Iona; and his brother, Bill.
Bob was a graduate of York High School, Class of 1942. He then went on to earn his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Ohio State University. Bob worked for several companies and for himself before retiring. He also served in the Navy for four years during WWII. Bob enjoyed spending his winters in Florida. He was a member of the Bluffton Presbyterian Church in Indiana. He devoted his time to mission work traveling to Africa.
Public graveside services will be on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Venedocia Cemetery in Venedocia, OH. Viewing will be held privately by the family prior to graveside.
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