The family of Ray L Evans, age 82, announce his day of final rest on Friday, December 6, 2019, in Coloma. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving wife Janet, daughter Karen and daughter-in law Cindi.
Ray was born May 8, 1937 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy. Ray married the love of his life, Janet, and they were happily married for over 24 years.
He was a lifetime area resident, working as a Master Electrician. He was also known as a very talented taxidermist and archery shop owner.
Ray’s passion for fishing provided the opportunity to make friends with many area fishermen. He was well known by locals on both the North and South Pier. He was a fun-loving, very generous and caring man, who loved his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Janet; sister Diane Norvell, S.Bend, IN; daughter Karen (Kane) Kinyon, Watervliet, MI; son David (Cindi) Zech, Eau Claire, MI; son, Ted Zech, \Natervliet, MI; son, Stan (Annette) Zech, Great Falls, MT; daughter, Chris Evans, Buchanan, MI; son, Michael Evans, CA; son, Casey (Karen) Evans, Benton Harbor, Ml. He had 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Ray is preceded in death by his mother, Catherine Greenwell, and sister, Roseanne Sanchez, S.Bend, IN.
Memorials may be made to Caring Circle or Berrien County Cancer Service, St. Joseph, Ml.Print Obituary & Condolences