Mr. Harold L. Evans, 93 of Anderson entered into his Heavenly home on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A celebration of his life will be held at noon, Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church in Anderson, Texas. Visitation with family and friends will begin one hour prior to the service at 11:00am. Rev. Kermit Bostlemann will officiate. Interment will be at 11:30am, Tuesday, June 19th at Houston National Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Nobles Funeral Chapel.
Harold was born October 3, 1924 in Rising Star, Texas to Joseph Lee and Ruth Wellene (Baty) Evans. He proudly served the country he loved in the United States Navy during WWII. He married the love of his life, Lida Mae Roberson on March 4, 1947 in Corpus Christi, Texas and together they had five children. Harold owned Evanson Contracting and worked as a general contractor prior to his retirement. An outgoing and loving family man, he enjoyed ranching, hunting, fishing and life in the country. A lifelong member of the Lutheran church and a member of Lathers Local #224, his proudest accomplishment in life was being a beloved PawPaw to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 71 years, Lida Evans; sons and daughters-in-law David and Annie Evans, Doug and Darlene Evans and Mark and Leigh Evans; daughters and son-in-law Debra Hill and Janet and Charles Cook; 19 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of lifelong friends.
Mr. Evans was preceded in death by his parents; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Don Farquhar; son-in-law Butch Hill; great grandsons Aaron and Andy Hill and youngest grandchild Michael Mae Evans.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial contribution in his name be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 295 Hill Street, Anderson, TX 77830 or a charity of your choice.
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