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OBITUARIES May 24, 2016

11/13/2013 1:24:00 PM
Floyd William Evans, 82
Floyd William Evans
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Floyd William Evans

Floyd William Evans, 82 of W'port was a farmer

Floyd William Evans, 82, of Westport died at 5:19 a.m. Monday, November 11, 2013 at Jennings Health Care Center in North Vernon.

The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with Rev. Connie Barr officiating. A time of visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of service. Burial will follow at the Westport Cemetery with military graveside rites.

Mr. Evans moved to Decatur County at age six and had resided in Decatur and Jennings counties all of his life. He graduated from Sandcreek High School in 1948 and was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Evans was a farmer and a member of the Alert United Methodist Church. He enjoyed working, pulling horses and spending time with his grandchildren.

Born on December 6, 1930 in Falmouth, Kentucky, Mr. Evans was the son of Ren M. and Bertie Mae (Clemons) Evans. He married Louise J. Lawrence in Westport on August 30, 1952 and she preceded him in death on January 25, 2002.

Survivors include his daughters, Janet Marlene (Gary) Speer, Roxanne (Jim) Elsner and Iris (Tom) Biehle all of North Vernon and Sharon (Shawn) Gatewood of Westport; sons, Forrest Ren (Dottie) Evans of Shepherdsville, Kentucky, Brad (Karen) Evans of Crothersville, and Jeff Evans of Westport; brother, Elbert (Helen) Evans of Butler; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Evans was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Freeman Gene Evans; sister, Mary Francis Evans; brothers, Charles, Albert L. and John Walter Evans.

Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Our Hospice of Jennings County.

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