EVANS, Orvel C., 94, of New Matamoras, OH, passed away on June 17, 2012 at OVMC.
He was born April 28, 1918 in Fly, OH, a son of the late Richard Evans and Della Bruce Evans.
He was a WWII Army veteran serving in the Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe battles. He was a member of the American Legion, and he was a retired employee of Ormet, Paden City Pottery and various other jobs.
He is survived by daughters, Connie Nickerson, and Geneva Ewers; seven grandchildren, Ricky (Jean) Ewers, Dianna Ewers, Sandy Felton, Dale (Tammy) Ewers, Kelly (Robbie) Stottlemire, Ronnie (Laurna) Ewers and Rachel Knotts; two visiting great-grandchildren, Amanda Ewers and Stacie (Kevin) Arnold; six great great-grandchildren, Grace, Bailey and Mason Arnold and Tyce, Tyler and Lexie Felton; and several great and great great- grandchildren unknown by him.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Mildred Ludolph Evans; brothers, Warren (June) Evans, Myron (Nory) Evans and Clarence (Louise) Evans; sister, Gladys (Wilbur) Koher; two half brothers, Kenneth Evans and Rolf Evans; two sons-in-law, Glen Nickerson and Roger Ewers; granddaughter, Rhonda Ewers; and grandson, David Ewers.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Myers Funeral Home. Services Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Kurt Smith officiating. Interment will be at Mehrley Cemetery in Fly, OH.
Online condolences may be offered at myersfuneral homewv.com.