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Robert Franklin Evans

June 7, 1929 May 20, 2019
Robert Franklin Evans
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Obituary for Robert Franklin Evans

Robert Franklin Evans, of Novi, passed away May 20, 2019. He was 89 years old. Robert was born June 7, 1929 in Scranton, Pennsylvania to Helen (nee White) and Reese Evans.

Robert graduated from Taylor High School in Taylor, Pennsylvania and earned his Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan. He proudly served in the United States Air Force and later married Ruth Duckworth October 8, 1955. Ruth and Robert were married for 64 years.

Robert worked as a Washtenaw County Health Inspector for many years until his retirement in the late 70’s. Robert was an avid sports fan who especially enjoyed football and baseball. Robert also enjoyed history and travel.

Robert is survived by his beloved wife, Ruth Evans, daughter, Janet Evans, and niece, Diana (Chuck) Glunt.

A Funeral Service will be held at Northbrook Presbyterian Church, 22055 W. 14 Mile Road, Beverly Hills, Thursday, May 30th. Friends may visit at church from 10-11am. The service will be held from 11am-12pm with military honors, followed by a lucheon from 12-2pm in the church reception hall. A burial service will be held on Monday, June 3rd, at 9:30am in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, MI. Those wishing to attend the burial should arrive by 9:15am.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 25200 Telegraph Road, Suite 100, Southfield, Michigan 48033.


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