ORLEANS Cletis Ray Evans, 68, Orleans, passed away at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 13, 2011, at Indiana University Health Bloomington.
Born April 10, 1943, in Washington County, he was the son of Roy Moss and Martha Ellen (Temple) Evans. He married Rebecca Mae Parish September 2, 1972.
He was a former member of the Indiana National Guard.
He was a 1962 graduate of Orleans High School and a member of Leipsic United Methodist Church. Cletis was a driver for Peak Trucking in Shoals and was also a truck owner.
Rebecca Evans, Orleans
Christopher Roy (Irma) Evans, Louisville, KY
Stacy Irene (Cody) Dobner, Orleans
Lori Ellen (Jake) Williams, Orleans
Michael Elwood (Joanie) Evans, Orleans
4 great grandchildren
Ethel Grace Evans, Bedford
Gladys (John) Ponzini, Bedford
Carol (Tom) Irwin, Muncie
Larry (Linda) Evans, Paoli
Rosie Evans, Mitchell
Shirley Evans Kilhorn, Orleans
His parents; brothers, Dan Evans, Gerald Evans, and Haskell Evans; and sister, Edna Bagley, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 16, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Kilhorn officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery with military honors accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.