Mr. Bobby Doyle Evans, age 80, a resident of Grannis, died Saturday, February 23, 2013 In the Mercy Hospital, Hot Springs.
He was born to Chester Dewey and Oma Ora Allen Evans at Gober, Texas, on October 14, 1932. He served in military with the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict, and was a retired AP mechanic in the Airline Industry. Mr. Evans was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wickes, and he enjoyed socializing, camping, photography, and mechanical work on his antique cars. He loved animals, especially his dogs, Daisy and Ka-Leigh. Above all, he loved his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Bobby Devin and Jamie Evans of Fort Worth, Texas, two daughters and a son-in-law, Becky Baetz of Tyler, Texas, and Laura and Harvey Earles of Westlake, Texas, his grandchildren, Robert Franks, III, of San Antonio, Texas, Adam Baetz of Chicago, Illinois, Chris Baetz of Billings, Montana, Bradley Evans, of Houston, Texas, Cortney Byers of Roanoke, Texas, Jana Earles of Westlake, Texas, and Hailee Evans of New Port Richey, Florida, and his great-grandchildren, Cooper Cardillo of Westlake, Texas, Keith Baetz and Trevor Baetz both of Canton, Texas, Mason Baetz and Blake Baetz both of Billings, Montana, Kayla Byers of Keller, Texas, Kacie Byers of Roanoke, Texas, and Destiney Baetz of Billings, Montana, his twin brother, Benny and his wife Bonnie Evans of Aledo, Texas, as well as nieces and nephews, and other family members.
Funeral Services for Mr. Bobby Evans will be held at 3:00 P.M., Thursday, February 28th in the First Baptist Church of Wickes with Rev. Scott Ray and Rev. James Squires officiating. Burial with military honors will be on Friday, March 1st at 2:30 P.M. in the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at Chandler Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 27th from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.