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Jacques Evans

October 20, 1920 -
November 23, 2015

Gold Canyon, Arizona- Jacques B. Evans 95, of Gold Canyon, Arizona and formerly of Champaign passed away at his home in Arizona at 3:55 P.M. on Monday November 23, 2015. He was born on October 20, 1920 in Chillicothe to Ralph and Pearl Evans. He married Velda Skinner in Salina, Kansas on February 27, 1944 and she survi…read more

Gold Canyon, Arizona- Jacques B. Evans 95, of Gold Canyon, Arizona and formerly of Champaign passed away at his home in Arizona at 3:55 P.M. on Monday November 23, 2015. He was born on October 20, 1920 in Chillicothe to Ralph and Pearl Evans. He married Velda Skinner in Salina, Kansas on February 27, 1944 and she survives.
Also surviving is one son- Terry Evans Sr. of Gold Canyon, Arizona and one daughter- Toni Edwards of Laxahatchee, Florida and grandchildren- Terry Evans II, John Evans of Powell, Wyoming, Robert Evans of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Casey Waddle of Golden, Mississippi and Cody Fowler of Gulfport, Mississippi, and 11 great grandchildren, and also one brother-in-law- Warren Skinner of Port Richey, Florida. He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
He was employed as the manager of the U of I Golf Course for many years prior to his retirement.
He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in the Normandy invasion and was wounded 6 times and was awarded the Bronze Star with clusters. He was commissioned as a 2cd Lieutenant by General George Patton after the “Battle of the Bulge”.
Visitation for Mr. Evans will be held on Wednesday December 2, 2015 from 11:00-to- 12:00 at the Morgan Memorial Home 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy with funeral services to follow at 12:00 noon. Interment will take place at the Mt. Hope Cemetery, Champaign.
Memorials may be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Time: 11:00 am

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Time: 12:00 pm

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

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