William Hunter Evans

Apr 17, 1929 - Jun 16, 2011


William Hunter “Bill” Evans, age 82, a resident of Elk Grove for 40 years, passed away peacefully on
June 16, 2011 in Galt CA

He was born April 17th, 1929 in East Orange, New Jersey. Soon the family moved to Louisville, KY to be closer to both sets of Grandparents. Later, the family moved to Coral Gables, FL. It was here that Bill enlisted in the United States Air Force.

He served in Germany during the Berlin Airlift, and after being honorable discharged, worked at the Sacramento Army Depot as a training instructor in electronics. Bill retired in Dec, 1989 after proudly serving the Federal Government for 41 years.

Bill’s favorite hobbies included model railroading, pipe organ music, and traveling. His favorite mode of travel was by cruise ship.

Bill was an active member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. He loved spending time with his family and friends and will be missed by all that knew him.

His first wife, Adella, and his parents preceded him in death.

Bill is survived by his wife of 22 years, MaryLou of Elk Grove, daughters Denise (Wayne) Duncan of West Sacramento, and Terri (Jeff) Balbi of Antelope; daughter-in-law, Candace Evans of Elk Grove and son, Mark Evans; Stepdaughter, Anne (Don) Mitchell of Jerome, ID; stepsons, Craig (Debra) Hawkley of Bismarck, ND and Lynn (Marleen) Hawkley of Redding, CA. Also surviving Bill are 5 grandchildren, 12 step grandchildren, one great grandchild and 8 step great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 pm on June 27, 2011 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 9085 Calvine Road, Sacramento, CA. A reception will follow.

Private interment will take place at East Lawn Elk Grove Memorial Park, 9189 East Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, CA
US 95624


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