Ourso Funeral Home

13533 Airline Highway, Gonzales, LA


Richard H. Evans

March 16, 1948December 15, 2015

Richard "Rick" Evans, age 67, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 surrounded by family after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. He was a resident of Gonzales and native of New Orleans. Rick was a devoted husband and loving father and grandfather. He was Co-Owner of Best Catered Events, Catering Supervisor for Ourso Funeral Home, and Support Team Member for Fringe Hair Salon. A simple man, with lots of love for his family and friends. He will always be remembered for his kindness and great work ethic. Rick is survived by his wife of 42 years, Dianne; two daughters and sons in law, Wendy and David Chapman and Kasey and Dustin Quibodeaux; his four wonderful grandchildren, Bailee "Booter" Chapman, Dylan "Dyl-Pickle" Chapman, Ty "T-Man" Quibodeaux and Evans "Whitie" Quibodeaux; sister and brother in law, Leslie and Paul Barrios; a brother and sister in law, Walter J. and Ginger Evans; and numerous other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Elzy and Mary Jane Dingey Evans. A private service was held on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Greenoaks Memorial Park, Baton Rouge. The family would like to extend a very special thanks to Marty Hughes, and all our family and friends for their support.


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, December 16, 2015


Richard H. Evans

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FAYE Brown

January 3, 2016

I was totally shocked to hear of Mr Rick's passing. I loved him. I worked with him and Diane briefly and he was always great to his employees. He will be truly missed. My prayers go out to his family.

Kathy Bowman

December 26, 2015

I just learned of your father's recent passing. I know he will be greatly missed. Our sympathies go out to you, and to the entire Evans family. Sincerely, Kathy & Richie

From the Staff of Ourso Funeral Home

December 21, 2015

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

Frank Dickinson

December 18, 2015

I am so sorry to hear about his passing. I will always remember his sense of humor and his compassion.

kathy Jones

December 18, 2015

Can't believe he is gone prayers going to the family

Felecia Barnes

December 18, 2015

Dianne, may your memories of Rick help sustain you at this most difficult time.

Jim and Debbie Moulin

December 18, 2015

So sorry for your loss. Rick was such a great friend. Always so enthusiastic at everything he did. He introduced me to the game of golf and in turn I put him on fishing. He will be greatly missed. May God give all the strength to your family through this time of sorrow.

Barbara Sanabia

December 17, 2015

Our dear Slick Rick how you always made me feel like family, we will miss you dearly. I promise to take care of Kasey and the boys. Love your Cuban daughter

Skip and Lori Willard

December 17, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. He was a fine man and we feel privileged to have known him.

Wanda Mcmorrow

December 17, 2015

Billy and I are so sorry to hear about Mr Rick, Our prayers are with you all..