Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Phillip P. Evans

Posted on Feb. 13, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Oct. 13, 1940 - Feb. 10, 2013

BRISTOL — Mr. Phillip P. “Phil” Evans, 72, of Bristol, passed away at Elkhart General Hospital at 2:42 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, following an extended illness.

He was born in Goshen on Oct. 13, 1940, to the late Duerill and Mary G. “Gladys”(Wogoman) Evans.

Surviving are his daughter, Kimberly J. “Kim” Evans of Mishawaka; his sons, Kirt J. (Lori) Evans of Elkhart and Keith J. (Kelly Krieghbaum) Evans of Bristol; stepson Brad A. (Tammy) Comer of Elkhart; brothers Bill (Betty) Evans of Bristol and Jerry (Sally) and Roger (Ginger) Evans, both of Goshen; sisters Delores (Vern) Stewart of Santa Margarita, Calif., and Diane Maloney of Porter, Texas; a former spouse and mother of their children, Lucinda “Cindy” Evans of Elkhart; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Evans, and sisters Devera Elmore and Dorothy Hoover.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Billings Funeral Home in Elkhart, where the funeral will follow at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. Pastor Gary Sheets of the First Nazarene Church of Shipshewana will officiate. In accordance to the family’s wishes, cremation will follow the services.

Phil worked his entire life as an electrician in the local mobile home/RV industry. He was an avid Minnesota Vikings and Notre Dame football fan as well as a Dale Jarrett and Jimmy Johnson NASCAR enthusiast.

Online condolences can reach the family at www.billingsfuneralhome.com.