Carl L. Evans

March 27, 1922December 31, 2012

Carl L. Evans was born March 27,1922 to William Thomas Evans and Estella Bowling in Lutie, Oklahoma. Carl served his country in th 5th Air force in the Philippines. He left the United States to go to the Philippines on December 31, 1943 and returned home December 31, 1945. He worked as a plumber most of his life and raised two children. He married Karen the love of his life July 27, 1979. Carl was definitely one of the greatest generations this country has ever known. He was a hard worker and retired in 2002. He is survived by his wife Karen, sister Dorothy Amerson of Las Vegas, his son David and wife Yvonne of Yukon, his daughter Renee Evans- Smith of Oklahoma City, daughter Cindy and Harley Pierce of Oklahoma City, grandsons Caleb Sturgeon, of Oklahoma City, Troy Wilson and wife Kristi of Mustang, and numerous family members and friends. Carl went to be with his Savior December 31, 2012 after a short illness. His smile and good humor will be missed by all who knew him. He was a sweetheart of a man and we will cherish our memories and the time we got to spend with Carl here on earth. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 3, 2012 from 12-8 pm at Bill Merritt Funeral Service. A funeral service will be held Friday, January 4 at Bill Merritt Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at Rose Hill Burial Park.


  • Visitation Thursday, January 3, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 4, 2013

Carl L. Evans

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Debbie Underwood

January 4, 2013

Karen, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Carl was a great man and will be missed by all of us. He is in a better place with no more pain, and someday we will all have a reunion with him. Love Debbie

Bonnie Stroup Axtell

January 3, 2013

Karen I am so sorry for your loss but rest assured Carl is in a much better place. I wish I could be with you during thus difficult time but know I am with you in spirit. Love you.

January 3, 2013

Karen, Renee and David,We are so sorry for your loss, and our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family. Uncle Carl was such a good man. I remember lots of summers spent at your home. Carl always made us laugh. He is with God now ! Carol Amerson Sedberry and Family Houston, TX

Barbara (Gorley)Flowers

January 2, 2013

Karen, Cindy I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with you through the days to come and comfort your broken heart. You and this family are in my prayers. Barbara (Gorley and family) Flowers