Robert Eldon Evans
Robert Eldon Evans, 86, of Virden, IL passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at his home.
Bob was born December 29, 1932 in Thayer, a son of James and Anna Mae (Tomasko) Evans. He graduated from Virden High School, served in the Korean War, and retired from C.I P.S. He loved spending time with his family and raising Black Angus cattle.
Bob was a member of the American Angus Association, a 4-H leader, served on the Virden Township Board, was a Virden Fire Department Trustee and carried the 1968 Olympic Torch 2 miles in lineman’s boots on Route 66.
Bob is survived by his wife, Joellen (McMullin); 4 children, 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Private family services will be Monday January 28, 2019 at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Virden, IL. Rev. Charles Kurfman officiating. Pallbearers: Sons and Grandchildren. Honorary Pallbearers: Great Grandchildren. Burial will be in Virden Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Virden Fire Department or to your favorite charity. Please visit: www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.