Donn B. Evans, age 69, of Trenton, died Sunday, September 16, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon.
He was born July 7, 1949 in St. Louis, MO, a son of the late David and Virdell, nee Lunte, Evans.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Kenneth Allen; and sister-in-law, Sandy Hediger.
Surviving are his wife Pat, nee Allen, Evans of Trenton, whom he married December 15, 1973 in Highland; sons, Ryan (Angie) Evans and Grant (Kelly) Evans all of Trenton; 5 grandchildren, Riley, Reed, and Bret Evans, Henry and Charlie Evans; his beloved dog, Max; sisters, Gene Evans of Baltimore, MD and Linda Evans of Trenton; mother-in-law, Rosemary, nee Kersten, Allen of Alhambra; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Don Hediger of Grantfork, Terry (Vicki) Allen of Edwardsville, Sheila (Dennis) Quick of Greenville, Gail (Dale) Henkhaus of Alhambra, Bruce (Lisa) Allen of Alhambra, and Yvonne (Tad) Green of Alhambra; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Donn was a veteran of the United States Army Reserves and a graduate of SIU-Edwardsville with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He was the current owner/operator of Lebanon Auto Parts in Lebanon, IL since 1974. Donn was a former pilot and enjoyed fishing, restoring cars, trap shooting, riding his motorcycling, stock car racing (where he was the Track Champion at Highland Speedway two years in a row), but most of all spending time with his grandchildren.
He was a member of the Trenton Sportsman Club and a former member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Trenton.
Funeral Service will be Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton with Rev. Billy Blackmon officiating. Interment will follow in Brown Cemetery, Old Ripley, IL.
Visitation will be Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton.
In lieu of flowers, plants, and other gifts, memorials may be made to the donor’s choice and will be received at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.mossfuneralhome.com