Othello N. Evans, 87, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022 at Liberty Health and Wellness, Liberty, MO. He was born August 28, 1934 in Miller County, GA, the son of J. Howard and Ruby (Loyless) Evans.
Othello received his undergraduate degree and PhD. from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, serving in the 101st Airborne Special Forces Unit. He was a longtime Blue Springs resident, also living in Independence and Holt, MO. Othello worked primarily in Management Consulting. He worked in management for Butler Manufacturing, and had also been the former President of Western Forms. He worked across the globe with many companies in several capacities and enjoyed his travels.
On October 8, 2005 Othello married Sarah L. (Glenn) Farrell in Kearney, MO. He was previously married to Sharon Evans, who preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife Sarah L. Farrell-Evans of Holt, MO, his son Daryl Evans and wife Bridget of Kansas City, MO, his daughter Rebecca Hogue of Independence, MO, his brother Raymond Evans and wife Carole of Prior Lake, MN, his sister LeAnna Walton of Albany, GA, James and Cinde Farrell of Osborne, MO, Heather and Craig Hoppe of Grain Valley, MO, as well as eight grandchildren: Daniel Evans, Emily Evans, Lilly Evans, Emerson Evans, Nathan Hogue, Jordan Farrell, Shannon Farrell, and James Farrell. He was preceded in death by his brother T. Floyd Evans, and two sisters Oretha Ash and Lou Gebhart.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with his funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 7, 2022, all at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main Street, Blue Springs, MO 64015. The family respectfully requests those in attendance to wear masks. Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Cowgill Cemetery in Cowgill, MO. Memorial contributions in Othello’s name are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Memories of Othello and words of comfort for his family may be shared at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.