George B. Evans
December 27, 1932 – October 16, 2019
George B. Evans, 86, of East Peoria, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in Peoria.
He was born December 27, 1932 in Dell Rose, TN., to Frank and Hattie (Mullins) Evans. He married Dorothy Hill on February 14, 1965 at the First Baptist Church in East Peoria, she preceded him in death.
Surviving is his son, Michael Evans of East Peoria, three grandchildren, and one brother, Aaron (Conda) Evans of Fayetteville, TN.
George served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. After leaving the Navy George moved to Illinois and worked for Caterpillar Inc. retiring in 1986. After his retirement George managed his rental properties until his passing. George was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in East Peoria and the U.A.W. Local 974.
He enjoyed Hunting, Fishing and was a devoted Cardinal Baseball Fan.
A funeral service will be Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior to the service at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Pastor Keith Ingold will officiate. Burial will follow the funeral at Hillcrest Memory Gardens in Morton.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in East Peoria. Words of comfort can be shared with the family at www.remmertfuneralhome.com.
- Frank Evans, Father (deceased)
- Hattie (Mullins) Evans, Mother (deceased)
- Dorothy Hill Evans, Wife (deceased)
- Michael Evans, Son
- ~ Three ~, Grandchildren
- Aaron (Conda) Evans, Brother
- First Baptist Church
- Visitation Wednesday, October 23, 2019
- Funeral Service Wednesday, October 23, 2019