The Rev. Donald P. Evans 1918 - 2005
Services for the Rev. Donald P. Evans, 87, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence. Inurnment will be at a later date.Mr. Evans died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.He was born Aug. 24, 1918, in Pleasanton, the son of Harry Dean and Lela Evans.Mr. Evans graduated from high school in Pleasanton and graduated from the College of Emporia in 1941. He then attended the McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago.He was pastor of the Lyons Presbyterian Church from 1945 to 1952. He became pastor of the Potwin Presbyterian Church in Topeka in 1952, and from 1962 to 1983, he was pastor at the Overland Park Presbyterian Church. He moved to Lawrence in 1983.He married Lois Gertrude Cheney on June 25, 1941, in Larned. She died Jan. 27, 1996.Survivors include three sons, David, Phoenix, Richard, Denver, and Daniel, Tacoma, Wash.; and four granddaughters.The family suggests memorials to the Good Samaritan Fund at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.