March 27, 1922 - December 31, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY Carl L. Evans was born March 27, 1922 to William Thomas Evans and Estella Bowling in Lutie, Oklahoma. Carl served his country in the 5th Air Force in the Philippines. He left the United States to go to the Philippines on December 31, 1943 and returned home December 31, 1945. He worked as a plumber most of his life and raised two children. He married Karen the love of his life July 27, 1979. Carl was definitely one of the greatest generations this country has ever known. He was a hard worker and retired in 2002. He is survived by his wife Karen, sister Dorothy Amerson of Las Vegas, his son David and wife Yvonne of Yukon, his daughter Renee Evans-Smith of Oklahoma City, daughter Cindy and Harley Pierce of Oklahoma City, grandsons Caleb Sturgeon of Oklahoma City, Troy Wilson and wife Kristi of Mustang, and numerous family members and friends. Carl went to be with his Savior December 31, 2012 after a short illness. His smile and good humor will be missed by all who knew him. He was a sweetheart of a man and we will cherish our memories and the time we got to spend with Carl here on earth. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 12-8 pm at Bill Merritt Funeral Service. A funeral service will be held Friday, January 4, 10am at Bill Merritt Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at Rose Hill Burial Park.

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Bill Merritt Funeral Service
6201 Northwest 39th Expressway Bethany, OK 73008
(405) 789-5622

Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 3, 2013