Timothy Franklin Evans

October 18, 1965June 11, 2018

Timothy Franklin Evans, 52, of Bartonville, Illinois, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Peoria, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 18, 1965 in Peoria, Illinois to Gary R. Evans and Patricia (Howe) Borum. He married Debra Begner on September 26, 1998 in Peoria, Illinois. She survives. Also surviving are seven children, Elizabeth Brooks of Mackinaw, Illinois, Whitney Begner of Sugar Grove, Illinois, Gary Evans of Evansville, Indiana, Ryan Maddox of Bloomington, Illinois, Grace Evans, Jack Evans and Lilly Evans all of Bartonville, Illinois; four grandchildren, Aili Brooks, Bella Brooks, Franklin Brooks, Chase Sparks; his mother and step-father, Patricia (Jack) Borum of Bartonville, his father and step-mother, Gary (Peggy) Evans of Bartonville, one sister, Jill (Brian) Evans-Clausen of Bartonville, Illinois and two step-brothers, Greg (Nancy) Borum of Bartonville, Illinois and Jerry (Lesli) Borum of Lawton, Oklahoma. He has two nieces, Kealey (Justin) Cotelleso and Jamie Haley and great nephews and niece, Paxton, Jordan and Riley. He was preceded in death by his grandparents. Tim worked many years as a laborer out of Laborers Union #165 and for the last seven years as an inspector at Illinois Crane Company. He was an avid reader of Stephen King novels, enjoyed scary movies with his family. Tim was an avid Chicago Bears and St. Louis Cardinal fan. He loved spending time with his family. Private family services will be held. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Davison Fulton Bartonville Chapel is handling arrangements. Memorials may be made to an Education fund for his Children. You may create an online condolence at


  • Gary R. & Peggy Evans, Father
  • Patricia & Jack (Howe) Borum, Mother
  • Debra (Begner) Evans, Wife
  • Elizabeth Brooks, Daughter
  • Whitney Begner, Daughter
  • Gary Evans, Son
  • Ryan Maddox, Son
  • Grace Evans, Daughter
  • Jack Evans, Son
  • Lilly Evans, Daughter
  • Aili Brooks, Grandchild
  • Bella Brooks, Grandchild
  • Franklin Brooks, Grandchild
  • Chase Sparks, Grandchild
  • Jill & Brian Evans-Clausen, Sister
  • Greg & Nancy Borum, Step-Brother
  • Jerry & Lesli Borum, Step-Brother
  • Kealey & Justin Cotelleso, Niece
  • Jaime Haley, Niece
  • ~ Paxton, Jordan, and Riley, Great Nephews and Niece
  • Tim was preceded in death by his grandparents.

  • to an Education fund for his Children

Timothy Franklin Evans

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