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Richard A. Evans


Richard A. Evans, 83, of Shillington, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019 at Fairlane Gardens in Exeter Twp.

Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Rufus A. and Hazel J. (Vankirk) Evans.

Richard was a graduate of Exeter High School.  He was employed at the Boyertown High School.  He also worked for Arrow International.  He retired in 1996, than was self employed for another ten years.  He enjoyed traveling, cruses and golf. 

Surviving are children, Kenneth A., husband of Tracy A. Evans of Reading; Justine L., wife of Anthony Sabanos of Sinking Spring.; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.  Also surviving are, siblings: George, husband of Kay Evans of Maryland; Elizabeth Fernandez of Birdsboro; and Janet, wife of John Fritz of Birdsboro.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Sherry L. Kemp on March 30, 2019, and four brothers, Robert, Charles, Thomas and James Evans.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from Giles & Yeckley Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc., 21 Chestnut Street, Mohnton, with Pastor Elmer B. Reinhold, Jr., officiating.

A viewing will be held on Thursday from 10:00 to time of service at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Private burial will be held at Charles Evans Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Opportunity House, 430 N. Second Street, Reading, PA 19612-2303.

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