Delmar L. Evans Sr., 80, of Bedford and formerly of Terre Haute, passed away at 12:55 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Stonebridge Health Campus, in Bedford. He was born in Washington, Ind., on Jan. 20, 1930, to Floyd Evans and Martha Russell Evans. Delmar was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired farmer and mechanic.
He is survived by three children, Pamela Wampler and husband Ron, and Daniel Evans, all of Bloomington, and Delmar Evans Jr. and wife Janene of Terre Haute; a stepdaughter, Karen Owen and husband Danny; grandchildren, Deidre Evans, Belinda Freeman and husband Jonathan, Ryan Evans, and Matthew Evans; stepgrandchildren, David Owen and wife Lisa, Chuck Owen and wife Amanda, and Courtney Owen; great-grandchildren, Darren Suits, Walter Howell Jr., Devan Freeman, and Elyse Freeman; and two sisters, Wilma Dixon of Brush, Colo., and Margie Bateman of Washington, Ind. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Wilma Jean Evans; and siblings, William R. Evans, Giles Evans, Floyd Evans, Pete Evans, Clarence Evans, Alma Evans, Ruth Lashley, Clara Evans, and Lillian Jacobs.
In keeping with his wishes, cremation has been scheduled. Arrangements are under the direction of DeBaun Funeral Homes and Crematory. Online condolences may be left at: www.debaunfuneralhomes.com