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Obituary: David Carter Evans, Columbus

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David Carter Evans, 64, of Griffa Avenue, died at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Brown County Health & Living Community.

David retired after 35 years of service with the National Guard. He enjoyed gardening, biking, running and swimming. He also studied the Bible, enjoyed reading and camping.

David loved spending time with his family.

Funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with Pastor Shane Rocker officiating and Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard conducting military rites. Calling will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service Saturday. Burial will be at Flat Rock Baptist Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240; or Just Friends Adult Day Care, Mill Race Center, 900 Lindsey Street, Columbus, IN 47201.

Born in Marion Nov. 30, 1948, David was the son of Donald Evans and Ruth Carter Evans. He married Nita J. Phelps Feb. 5, 1977. She survives.

Also surviving are daughters, Erin (Zechariah) Algood of Bloomfield, IN, and Ashly (Aaron) Stacy of Austin, TX; a brother, Dennis Evans of Marion, IN; sisters, Jane (Fritz) Wines of Palm Coast, FL, Catha (Paul) Hisey of Marion, IN, and Donna (James) Bishop of Marion, IN.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Katie Lynn Evans.

You may view his video tribute after 4 p.m. today, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.


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