Richard R. Evans, 93, of Goshen, died Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Green House Village of Goshen.
Richard was born December 10, 1925 in South Bend, IN to the late Russell and Lura (Schrock) Evans. Also preceding him in death were a sister, Margaret Stoll, an infant brother, Robert Evans and a nephew, Gary Stoll.
On June 8, 1958 he married Lucille Morehouse in Milford, IN. They were married for more than 60 years.
Surviving are their children, James (Linda) Evans and David Evans; grandchildren, Jonathan (Hailee) Rhoades, Elizabeth (Brandon) Pawloski and Natalie Evans; two great-grandchildren and a nephew, Ronald (Judy) Stoll.
Richard was a 1943 graduate of Goshen High School and a 1946 graduate of Indiana University with a degree in business. He was also a member of Goshen City Church of the Brethren where he sang in the choir.
Evans Grocery was founded by his parents in Goshen in 1935. He and his parents operated Evans Supermarket from 1947-1957. Richard and Lucille owned and operated the store from 1957-1983. He enjoyed basketball, walking, biking and exploring the latest trends in the grocery business. He treasured relationships with his family, long-time customers and employees.
A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, December 7th at 11 a.m. at the Goshen City Church of the Brethren with Pastor Bev Weaver officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service. Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Goshen City Church of the Brethren 203 N. Fifth St. Goshen, IN or to Goshen Hospice 1147 Professional Dr. Goshen, IN 465126.
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