Donald L. Evans, age 90, a beloved husband and father, was called home on January 24, 2019.
A Colorado native, he had retired in his hometown of Pueblo. Don was a graduate of Centennial High School.
After serving in Korea in the US Army, he graduated from So. College of Optometry in Memphis. He switched careers, earning a dental degree from Creighton University in Omaha in 1966. He practiced for many years in Colorado Springs.
He married Georgia Bailey in 1991 and they enjoyed travel and spending time in the mountains. They were regulars at the Hen House and Millstop before Georgia’s death in 2013.
Don was an avid tennis player and golfer, and enjoyed fly fishing and skiing. He loved the Denver Broncos and CU Buffaloes, and tolerated the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
Don was a devout Christian and enjoyed his buddies in Bible study and meeting friends for coffee.
Besides Georgia, Don was preceded in death by his parents, James and Lillian; brother, Robert; and former wife, Norma Evans.
He is survived by daughters: Nancy (Paul) Hammel, Janet (Brian) Kanne; Georgia’s children: Cherryl Babbitt and family, Craig (Deeon) Bailey; grandchildren: Tyler and Elliot Kanne and Jennie Hammel; special niece, Jill Bladh; and other nieces and nephews.
Service will be on January 31, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80910.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Pueblo.