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Tom Evans, 89, of the Waverly community passed away Nov. 21, 2014.
A memorial service was held at the Allnutt Funeral Chapel in Fort Collins on Friday, Nov. 28. Cremation was performed with an interment with full military honors scheduled for a later date at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
Mr. Evans, an army combat veteran of WW II, served as a field artillery forward observer in the European theater of the operation through northern France, Belgium, Holland, the Battle of the Bulge, Alsace, and Germany. After Army discharge, he attended Colorado A&M College and earned a B.S. in Agriculture.
He worked for the Department of Defense as a training manager in the U.S. Air Force Technical Training School for 35 years. He was active in the United Methodist Church and was a Scout Master for 12 years. After retirement he worked as a building contractor and farmed.
Survivors include his wife, Jody (JoAnn) Evans, two sons; Michael and wife Joyce Evans of Fort Laramie, WY; Patrick and wife Patsy Evans of Colby, Kansas; and daughter Kayleen Evans, MD, of Cheyenne, Wyo., along with four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the CSU College of Agriculture Scholarship Fund or the First United Methodist Church of Ft. Collins, in care of Allnutt Funeral Services, 620 W. Drake Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80526. Please visit www.allnutt.com to view Tom’s online obituary and leave message of condolence for the family.