James P. Evans

May 13, 1937December 18, 2013

James P. Evans, 76, of East Lansing, Michigan passed away December 18, 2013. James was born May 13, 1937 to the late Lester and Mary (Diamond) Evans of Flint, Michigan. He was a graduate of the University of Michigan and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. James worked for the State of Michigan and retired as the Director of the Adoption Subsidy Program. James was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of 28 years, Patricia Evans. Surviving to cherish his memory are two daughters, Becky (Jeff) Taylor and Liz Evans; son, John Evans; step-daughters, Trish Lyon and Pam Bailey; ten grandchildren: Alia, Imad, Steven, Lauren, Alexandra, Veronica, R.J., Erin, Matthew and Ethan; brother, Don (Esther) Evans and sister, Mary Anne Evans. No services will be held. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Lansing. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at


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