Monday, January 17, 2011

Richard Lewis Evans, III

Obituary for Richard L Evans the III

Services for Richard Lewis Evans III, 66, of Ramah will be held Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ramah, New Mexico. Mr. Evans died Monday, April 19th in Phoenix, Arizona.

He was born July 6, 1943 in San Francisco, California, son of Dolores Raie and

Richard L. Evans Jr.
He graduated from Brunswick High School, Brunswick Maine in1961 and from Dana College, Blair, Nebraska in 1967. He attended graduate school at the University of Nebraska and the University of Wyoming, and then began his career with the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Fort Wingate, New Mexico. He worked as a guidance counselor, teacher, coach, dorm supervisor, dorm principal, administrative officer and superintendent during his career. He served as superintendent of the Ramah Navajo Agency, Ramah, New Mexico for several years. His last position in the BIA was that of superintendent of the Mescalero Apache Reservation, Mescalero, New Mexico. He retired July, 1994.

After retirement he worked with Red Mesa Electric Company.
He enjoyed all things western, and with his son, Shane, ran the E-E Cattle Company in Ramah.

Evans was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a worker in the Albuquerque New Mexico Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
His wife, Carlene, of Ramah, six children and their families survive him: Amy and Michael Hyatt and children: Sydney, Jansen, and Madison, of Ramah Richard L. Evans IV and children: Emily, Richard V, JaiLene, and McKay of Las Vegas, Nevada,Shane and Selina Evans and children: Chelcey, Tatum, Cassidy, and Bowdy of Ramah,Thomas and Christina Evans and children: T.J., JoeLi, and Grace of Ramah, Carl and Starla and children: Skye and Delanie of Memphis, Tennessee. Jennifer and David Gibbons and children: Kennedy and Khloe of Ramah.
He is survived by his mother, Dolores Watt, Brunswick Maine, sisters: Susan Brancato, Margaret Ford.of Topsham, Maine, and Karen Maxwell of Virginia and several nieces and nephews.

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