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Everett Darrell Evans
  • August 25, 1935
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  • November 15, 2016

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Obituary

E. Darrell Evans, 81, of Ocala, FL, peacefully transitioned to his heavenly home on November 15, 2016, following a valiant fight against prostate cancer.  He was surrounded by his loving family and friends.  Darrell was born to Everett and Ruth Evans in Pittsburgh, PA, graduated from Carrick High School, received his BBA Degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and was forever proud of being the manager of the 1953 city championship Carrick High Football team.  After marrying and starting a family Darrell fulfilled his lifelong dream and moved his family to Florida, where he was employed by Palm Beach County for 26 years before retiring.  Darrell enjoyed a variety of sports and outdoor activities, especially bowling and golf.  He proudly displayed his bowling high game score and his hole-in-one certificate attained at Pine Ridge Golf club in 2006. He was a lifelong Steelers and Pirates Fan.  In the 70s, in Palm Beach Gardens, he coached youth teams in softball and basketball for his daughter and football and basketball for his son.  When he was not coaching, he was in the stands supporting whatever team they were on.  Darrell worshiped and was an active member of Westminster Presbyterian, First Presbyterian in NPB, and Ocala West UMC.  He made friends with most people who met him because of his openness, kindness, wit, and concern.  He endeared himself to his coworkers through his hard work, empathy and fairness.

Darrell leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife of 58 years Claralou (Bonnar) Evans, a daughter Rebecca A. Evans (Susan Bonk) of Hendersonville, NC, a son Darrell Evans, Jr. (Diane), and a grandson Trevor Evans of Port St Lucie, FL.

He will be greatly missed by family and friends far and near.

A celebration of Darrell’s life will be held at Ocala West UMC, Saturday Dec. 3, 2016 at 3:00pm.  Arrangements by Baldwin Brothers Funerals & Cremation 954 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Ocala, FL 352-236-5884.


Service

Location:
Ocala West United Methodist Ch

Date & Time:
December 31, 1969 at 7:00 PM


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  1. Roland and Joanie Duquette lit a candle:
    27 Nov 2016
    Lit since November 27, 2016 at 11:49:03 PM

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  7. Helen Linville says:
    21 Nov 2016
    Darrel was such a sweet and wonderful neighbor and I will greatly missed his smiles and cheerful "hellos".

  8. Dianna and Ken Cowart says:
    21 Nov 2016
    We will truly miss Darrell's sweet smile and wonderful charm here at Jaymar. He was a true gentleman and spoke with such warmth and joy whenever we met.

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    21 Nov 2016
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  18. Howard and Judy Avant says:
    20 Nov 2016
    We are sorry to here about Darrell. We will miss him. We send our deepest condolences to you and your Family.
    Love
    Howard and Judy Avant

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    20 Nov 2016
    Lit since November 20, 2016 at 11:03:36 PM

  20. Liz Standow says:
    20 Nov 2016
    This is heartbreaking. I know that you all loved him dearly. Praying for peace and comfort. Sending much love from the McGrady family.

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    20 Nov 2016
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  23. Duke & Joan Duquette says:
    19 Nov 2016
    You will be sorely missed by your friends .

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