Arthur E. Evans, age 76 of Malvern, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in Talihina, Oklahoma. He was born on December 31, 1941 in Lebanon, Oregon to the late Earl Jackson Evans and Velma Blackburn Evans. Reared and receiving his early education in Grants Pass, Oregon, he was a member of MENSA. He joined the United States Navy in 1960, and retired from the service in 1985. Mr. Evans attended St. Paul United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Linda David Evans, to whom he was married on February 5, 1977; by two step-sons. John H. Sunde, III of Mena, and James William Sunde of Fredricksburg, Virginia; by three granddaughters, Amanda, Caitly, and Faith Sunde; two brothers, Larry High of Washington, and Emmett Evans of Eugene, Oregon; and a sister, Sandra Evans of Oregon.
Mr. Evans was also preceded in death by a brother, David Standley, and a sister, Donalyn Standley.
There will be a memorial service at a later date.
Online condolences may be sent via jafunkfuneralhome.com.