WESTERNPORT — Richard O’Neil Evans, 86, of 422 Vine St., Westernport, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.
Born Dec. 7, 1926, in Westernport, he was the son of the late Luther and Matilda (Matthews) Evans. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Estella Mae (Kimes) Evans; a daughter, Karen Sue Evans; two infant siblings, Mary and David Evans; a brother, Harry Evans and two sisters, Erma Guy and Ollie Morrison.
Mr. Evans was a United States Naval veteran, having served during World War II. He retired from CSX Railroad, having been a carman. He was a member of Westernport United Methodist Church, a life member of Victory Post 155 American Legion, Westernport, a life member of Queens Point V.F.W. 6775, McCoole, a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, and a member of Black Hawk Tribe 131 Loyal Order of Redmen.
He leaves behind two daughters, Sharon Ross and husband Ken, of Keyser, W.Va. and Lisa Lloyd, of Bunker Hill, W.Va.; an adopted daughter, Donna Perkins, of Rawlings; a step daughter, Josephine Johnson, of Texas; a son, David Evans, of Sarasota, Fla. and two step sons, Larry Sisk, of Martinsburg, W.Va. and Jackie Sisk, of Cumberland. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Christina Walters, Raymond L. Ross and Sheri Brinkman; a step granddaughter, Tara Sisk; a special step granddaughter, Jennifer Sisk; six great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Friends and family will be received at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Carl Cowan and Pastor Jason Byrd officiating.
Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport, with military honors accorded at graveside.
Condolences may be sent to the family at boalfh.com.