Donn B. Evans


  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Wednesday, September 19, 2018  4:00-8:00 p.m.

    Thursday, September 20, 2018  9:00-10:00 a.m.

  • Visitation Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton
  • Service Date
    Thursday, September 20, 2018
  • Service Time
    10:00 a.m.
  • Service Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton
  • Full Obituary

    Donn B. Evans, age 69, of Trenton, died Sunday, September 16, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon.


    He was born July 7, 1949 in St. Louis, MO, a son of the late David and Virdell, nee Lunte, Evans.


    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Kenneth Allen; and sister-in-law, Sandy Hediger.


    Surviving are his wife Pat, nee Allen, Evans of Trenton, whom he married December 15, 1973 in Highland; sons, Ryan (Angie) Evans and Grant (Kelly) Evans all of Trenton; 5 grandchildren, Riley, Reed, and Bret Evans, Henry and Charlie Evans; his beloved dog, Max; sisters, Gene Evans of Baltimore, MD and Linda Evans of Trenton; mother-in-law, Rosemary, nee Kersten, Allen of Alhambra; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Don Hediger of Grantfork, Terry (Vicki) Allen of Edwardsville, Sheila (Dennis) Quick of Greenville, Gail (Dale) Henkhaus of Alhambra, Bruce (Lisa) Allen of Alhambra, and Yvonne (Tad) Green of Alhambra; and numerous nieces and nephews.


    Donn was a veteran of the United States Army Reserves and a graduate of SIU-Edwardsville with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He was the current owner/operator of Lebanon Auto Parts in Lebanon, IL since 1974. Donn was a former pilot and enjoyed fishing, restoring cars, trap shooting, riding his motorcycle, stock car racing (where he was the Track Champion at Highland Speedway two years in a row), but most of all spending time with his grandchildren.


    He was a member of the Trenton Sportsman Club and a former member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Trenton.


    Funeral Service will be Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton with Rev. Billy Blackmon officiating. Interment will follow in Brown Cemetery, Old Ripley, IL.


    Visitation will be Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton.


    In lieu of flowers, plants, and other gifts, memorials may be made to the donor’s choice and will be received at the funeral home.

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