David W. Evans, 81, of Minford, died Monday, February 08, 2016, at the SOMC Hospice Center with his daughters at his bedside. Born on December 19, 1934 in Portsmouth, he was a son of the late William E. and Lillian Shelor Evans and was a welder at the former Detroit Steel Corporation.
David was an Army veteran.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Julia Royster, a brother, John, and three sisters, Joyce, Virginia and Corine.
Surviving are three daughters, Angela (Bruce) Holcomb, Amelia (Travis Horsley) Evans and Dayna (Gary) Lawhorn, all of Wheelersburg; a sister, Sylvia Kraus of Texas and four grandchildren, Ginger Horsley, Brook Holcomb, Alyssa Holcomb and Matthew Lawhorn.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Rev. Peter Michael officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Burial Park.
The family will receive guests at Brant’s after 12:00 noon on Thursday. Memorial gifts may be made to SOMC Hospice.