Tuesday, October 6th, 2009
Complete Obituary
John Evans
  John W. Evans, 82, of rural Spencerville, died at 11:13 a.m. Oct. 4, 2009, at Auglaize Acres, Wapakoneta.
He was born Feb. 2, 1927, in Spencerville to Roy F. and Mary E. Jamieson Evans. On Dec. 30, 1945, he married Ruth E. Boyer, who survives.
Other survivors are two children, Barbara (Rick) Baker, Wapakoneta, and David (Wendy) Evans, Spencerville; a sister-in-law, Janet Evans, Spencerville; two grandsons and a great-granddaughter.
Deceased is a brother, Max Evans.
He was a Marathon distributor, and owned and operated Evans Marathon and D.B.J. Trucking Company, both in Spencerville. He was a 1945 graduate of Spencerville High School and a U.S. Navy veteran serving in W.W. II. He served on the Auglaize County Fair Board. He was active in harness racing, and was a member of the Auglaize County Horseman's Association, the Western Ohio Colt Racing Association and the United States Trotting Association. He was a member of the Spencerville United Church of Christ, the Acadia Lodge Free and Accepted Masons, Spencerville, Bowersock Brothers Veterans of Foreign Wars, Harry J. Reynolds American Legion, both in Spencerville, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Wapakoneta, and the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley, Dayton and a former member of the Spencerville Invincible Fire Company.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, the Revs. Vince Lavieri and David Howell officiating. Burial is at the Spencerville Cemetery, with military rites provided by the V.F.W. and American Legion, both in Spencerville.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home, where a Masonic memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Contributions may be directed to the charity of the donor's choice.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Tuesday Night
64°
Mostly Cloudy
39%
Wednesday
81°
Rain Showers
85%
Wednesday Night
60°
Chance Thunderstorms
42%
Thursday
83°
Partly Sunny
8%
Thursday Night
64°
Partly Cloudy
13%
Friday
84°
Chance Thunderstorms
27%
Friday Night
69°
Chance Thunderstorms
40%
Saturday
79°
Chance Thunderstorms
52%
Saturday Night
53°
Chance Thunderstorms
49%
Sunday
68°
Chance Thunderstorms
44%
Sunday Night
54°
Chance Thunderstorms
38%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d