Ronald “Ron” L. Evans
Ronald “Ron” L. Evans, 76, of Berrien Springs, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017 in Naples, FL.
A Celebration of Life Service will take place on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 11 AM at Hinchman United Methodist Church, 8154 Church Ct, Berrien Springs, with Pastor Linda Gordon officiating. Burial will follow at Salem Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 5 PM until 7 PM at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Memorial contributions may be made to Hinchman United Methodist Church or Zion United Church of Christ of Baroda. Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com.
Ron was born on May 15, 1940 in Hinchman to Vernon & Minnie ( Nitz) Evans. He attended Lake Michigan Community College, Lakeland College in WI, and Arizona State University where he earned his degree in accounting. Ron was an accountant for Whirlpool, Clark Equipment and Tile Mart. He was the organ player and member both Zion United Church of Christ of Baroda and Hinchman United Methodist Church. Ron was the primary care taker of the old Hinchman School building. He enjoyed fixing it up to help keep its history alive. Ron also enjoyed tending to his garden and being part of a gardening club.
Ron is survived by his brothers, David (Charlotte) Evans, Gail Evans and Vernon (Lucinda) Evans, all of Berrien Springs; sister-in-law, Beverly Evans; and numerous nieces & nephews.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon & Minnie; and brothers, Larry Evans and Darwin (Ann) Evans.