Robert Charles Evans
June 9, 1929 – July 7, 2018
Robert C. Evans, 89, of Exeter Township., Berks County, passed away on July 7, 2018 at Southeastern Veterans’ Center, Spring City. He was the widower of Dorothy E. (Reider) Evans.
Born June 9, 1929, he was the son of the late Rufus and Hazel (VanKirk) Evans. He served his country in the United States Marines Corps Reserve and the Army of the United States serving in Korea.
He was employed by John T. Dyer Quarry Co., retiring in 1993.
Surviving is a son, Robert A. Evans, husband of Beth A. (Kopcik) Evans, Exeter Township; two grandsons, Derrick A. Evans, husband of Kaitlin Ammon, Paris, TX and Christopher J. Friend, Mesa, AZ; two granddaughters, Mary A. McGroarty, wife of Patrick McGroarty, Crum Lynne, PA and Dana M. Friend, Norristown, PA.
Also surviving are three great-grandchildren; five siblings, George Evans, Edgewater, MD, Richard Evans, Shillington, PA, James Evans, San Diego, CA, Janet Fritz, Exeter Township and Elizabeth Fernandez, Robeson Township. ]
He was predeceased by two brothers, Charles Evans and Thomas Evans.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 12pm in Auman’s Inc. Funeral Home, 390 W. Neversink Rd., Reading, PA 19606. Family and friends may be received in the funeral home on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 7 to 9pm and on Saturday from 11:30am to 12pm. Entombment will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Reading.
Fond memories and online condolences may be made at www.aumansinc.com
- Rufus Evans, Father
- Hazel Evans, Mother
- Robert A. Evans, Son
- Beth Evans, Daughter-in-law
- Derrick A. Evans, Grandson
- Kaitlin Ammon, Graddaughter-in-law
- Christopher J. Friend, Grandson
- Mary A. McGroarty, Granddaughter
- Patrick McGroarty, Grandson-in-law
- Dana M. Friend, Granddaughter
- George Evans, Brother
- Richard Evans, Brother
- James Evans, Brother
- Janet Fritz, Sister
- Elizabeth Fernandez, Sister
- Charles Evans, Brother
- Thomas Evans, Brother
- Also surviving are three great grandchildren.
- Viewing Friday, July 13, 2018
- Viewing Saturday, July 14, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, July 14, 2018
Robert Charles Evans
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July 10, 2018
I was always so excited to see Uncle Bob and Aunt Dot when they came down to Md. to visit and when we came up. They both were so very special to me . We did alot together when I was growing up...., so many happy memories. He always took time with me and made me feel special. I was a huge comic book fan and he gave me some of his he had from long ago and I still have them. Him and Dad took me camping and we went fishing together. He loved going into DC for different festivals ...we went many times. He loved the outdoors and hunting and fishing and camping. I remember the little camper he had that we went camping in and he painted a picture on the inside of a deer on a mountain....he was so talented in painting and all kinds of crafts....and always made Mom and I presents...that mean so much to us. He even made his own real racoon hat that he added wiggly eyes to , that I thought was the coolest. I always looked up to him. He had the very best laugh and such a cute smile. He was one of my very favorite people in the world and I will always hold very, very wonderful memories of him. I will truly miss him. My cousin Bobby reminds me so much of him.....and Bobby I know he is so proud of you and will be watching over you and Beth and Derrick too. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you........