Richard T. Evans
Victor, NY Richard (Dick) Evans, age 82 passed away 4/29/2022. Dick was born in Hartford, CT, moved to Utica, NY where he grew up and graduated UFA High School. Living most of his life in Whitesboro, NY until he moved to Victor, NY. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Janet (Burky) Evans, daughter Diane Gray (Tim Ratowski) son Scott (Jill Ausfeld) and 6 grandchildren; Stephanie Gray (Chris Nicholson), Natalie Gray, Jenna Evans (Robert Boris), Landen, Gibson, and Elsie Evans.
Dick worked at Marine Midland Bank from 1960 – 1991, then drove Utica-Rome tour bus and finished out his career as a school bus driver for Whitesboro Central School in 2006. He had many dear friends that meant so much to him throughout his active life. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, canoeing, golfing, ice skating, hockey, hunting, and playing horseshoes, and had an appreciation of music and singing, particularly hymns. He and Janet enjoyed wintering at Seasons In The Sun in Mims, FL the past 15 years and made many new friends there. Dick was happy to have given over 30 gallons of blood through Red Cross donations. He was very proud of his family and enjoyed spending time together.
Memorial Service will be held Saturday June 18th 1 – 2 p.m. at Victor Presbyterian Church (70 East Main Street, Victor, NY 14564), open to all, the family will receive well-wishers at the church. Per Dick’s wishes, direct cremation was done and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers please consider donation to The American Heart Association, The American Red Cross, or planting a tree in remembrance. A gathering with family and friends to follow the service at separate location on Saturday June 18th.