Richard Erman Evans, 74, of Independence, MO passed away December 1, 2017 at his home. He was born June 23, 1943 in Kansas City, MO to Erman and Bernice (Medley) Evans.
Richard spent the majority of his working career as a welder in the fabrication business. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with his family.
He married Maryolin “Joyce” Rice in 1963. In addition to Joyce, survivors include two children, Richard Evans of Cameron, MO and Christina MacDonald and her husband, Scott of Independence, MO; three siblings, Jack Evans, Larry Evans and Rose Ann Hopkins; three half-siblings, Ronnie Evans, Marlene Anderson and Erman Lewis “Buddy” Evans; six grandchildren, Rachel Revels and her husband, Eric, Lindsay MacDonald, Ella MacDonald, Michael Evans, Ashley Evans and Stephanie Evans; two great grandchildren, Adalyn MacDonald and Jaxxon Revels. He was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings, Walter Evans, Thelma Jones and Peggy Masuch.
Per Richard’s wishes, cremation is planned. The Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs has been entrusted with the final arrangements. Memories of Richard and condolences may be left at meyersfuneralchapel.com.