Carl Evans, Jr., died Sunday afternoon March 18, 2012 at his residence.


Carl was born February 25, 1925 in Kalamazoo, Michigan a son of Carl and Dena (Hildebrand) Evans, Sr.


During WWII, he served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater. Carl had been a lifelong Kalamazoo area resident and was employed with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers for 30 years, retiring in November of 1989. He was also a volunteer with the Comstock Fire Department for 24 years.


Carl was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers, Jacob, Richard, Sr, and William Evans; and a sister, Virginia Morrison.


On July 3, 1954, he was united in marriage to Alice G. (Elliott) Evans (formerly of Patoka, Indiana) who survives. Also surviving, 4 children, Jeannie (Scott) Rogers of Battle Creek, Carl "Butch" (Debbie) Evans III of Comstock, Kathy Evans of Canoga Park, CA, and David (Susan) Evans of Bradenton, FL; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; a sister, Eugenia Ozinga of Grand Rapids; a sister-in-law, Irene Evans of Comstock; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.


Services will be held 10:30 Friday from the the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Comstock Chapel, 6121 King Highway.


Visitation will be 6-8 pm Thursday. Interment will be in Fort Custer National Cemetery with full military honors.

Carl  Evans, Jr.