Avra Eugene Evans, “Gene”, 87 of Blue Creek, Ohio, passed away Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Crestwood Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Hillsboro, Ohio. Gene was born September 3, 1933 in Blue Creek, Ohio, the son of the late Clarence “Bud” and Malissa (Fite) Evans.
As a young man, Gene joined the United States Army, and after his service to the country, he returned to Blue Creek, Ohio. Gene was an avid outdoors man, and loved spending time in the forest hunting and hiking.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Ruby (Lewis) Evans, 2 brothers, Buster Evans and Everrett Evans, and friend, Paula Hobbs. He is survived by his step-son, Virgil (Rosemary) Lewis, 3 grandchildren, Adam Lewis, Tammy Lewis, and Pamela Kidder, 5 great-grandchildren, Jarod, Ashley, Chloe, Lily and Addison, nieces, Jessie, Julia, Lavivian and Ruth, and many other family members and friends.
The Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home is serving the family with cremation.
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