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Walter Lee Evans
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1907
Death: Dec. 19, 2010
Santa Rosa
Sonoma County
California, USA

Nov. 17, 1907 - Dec. 19, 2010

Lee Evans passed away in Santa Rosa, California, on December 19, 2010, at the age of 103. Dearly beloved husband of Frances Evans of Santa Rosa, California; loving father of Darla E. Bastoni and her husband, Richard M. of San Francisco, California; step father of Thomas Gerhart; step grandfather of Christy and Jennifer Gerhart and Lisa Nasr; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews; preceded in death by his late wife, Goldie Hudspeth Evans. Lee graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma, he was a grade school principal, and Chief Deputy Court Clerk in Seminole, Oklahoma.

In 1935, along with Goldie, they formed Evans Lumber Company, which sold almost all its timber holdings in timber in the mid-1950s, when it became a diversified company with mineral rights, joint ventures, oil and real estate. One of the larger projects included Sunriver Resort, Bend, Oregon.

He was one of the original investors and member of the Board of Directors of Codding Enterprises. He was a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, SIRS, Masonic Lodge and a long-time member of the Santa Rosa Golf and Country Club. Lee was in his office on a daily basis until June 2010.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Creekside Convalescent for the wonderful care given to Lee.

Private family services were held. Interment was at Santa Rosa Memorial Park. If desired, donations in Lee's memory may be made to the Sonoma County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1296, Santa Rosa, CA, or to the charity of your choice.

Daniels Chapel of the Roses Funeral and Cremation Services. 707-525-3730

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  Goldie May Hudspeth Evans (1907 - 1978)
Santa Rosa Memorial Park
Santa Rosa
Sonoma County
California, USA
Plot: Hillcrest Mausoleum
Created by: Charleene
Record added: Dec 30, 2010
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Walter Lee Evans
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