|Birth: ||Apr. 7, 1950|
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 2000|
Billy Ray Evans
Billy R. Evans, longtime Ponca City resident, died March 25, 2000, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. He was 49.
A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2000, at Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery, with the Rev. Kent Dorsey, pastor, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home.
Billy R. Evans was born in Ponca City on April 7, 1950, the son of Leroy and Myrtle (Johnson) Evans. He attended Ponca City schools and graduated from Po-Hi in 1969.
He was drafted into the United States Army and served his country from June 1970 to January 1972 in the infantry, serving in the Vietnam War.
He married Joy Bechtel on May 5, 1972. They made their home in Ponca City, where he worked as a production worker. He enjoyed fishing, boxing, volleyball and was an avid University of Oklahoma sports fan. His favorite pastime was spending time with his friends and family.
He is survived by his wife, Joy of the home; one son, Bobby of the home; one daughter, Cassie Evans of Edmond; his parents; two brothers, Daryl Evans of Houston, Texas, and Richard Evans of Ponca City; and one sister, Karen Ferree of Houston, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Memorials contributions may be made in his name to Hospice of Ponca City, 1904 N. Union, Suite 103, Ponca City, Okla. 74601.
From the pages of The Ponca City News, Monday, March 27, 2000
High School Graduation 1969, Ponca City, Oklahoma
PONCA CITY Tuesday, March 28, 2000----------
EVANS, Billy Ray, 49. Services Wednesday (Trout).
Po-Hi Class of 1969 virtual cemetery on FAG
Myrtle Johnson Evans (1929 - 2010)
Resthaven Memorial Park
Created by: Jim L. Nelson
Record added: Jun 10, 2009
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Added: Oct. 3, 2010