EVANS, David Andrew

May 17, 1930 – March 22, 2015

David passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 84 years of age. He is lovingly remembered by his wife Nora of 62 years, his children; Pat Arbuckle (Allen), Linda Chapin (Gerald), Cindy Evans (Rick Bergland), Wendy Roy (Danny), and Ted Evans (Jolayne), 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. David is also survived by his Sister Vivian Van Maarion, numerous nieces and nephews, as well as a circle of other relatives and friends.

Dave was born in Calgary on May 17, 1930, where he raised his family. He worked as a tinsmith for over 50 years. In June of 1983 he moved to the Cochrane area where he resided on an acreage until his passing.
Dave loved his family above all and spent hours listening to country music. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Water Valley Hall on Saturday,
May 23, 2015 at 2:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dave’s memory may be made to the Foothills Medical Center, 1403 – 29 St. N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9

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  1. On 25/03/2015 at 10:02 am Larry and Betty Eby Said:

    Sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. Larry and I worked with him at Spray Lake Sawmills. He was always happy and a joy to work with. Our condolences to everyone.

  2. On 25/03/2015 at 7:15 pm Kelly and Vanessa Reeve Said:

    Kelly and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of Dave. Family is so important. Hugs xo

  3. On 26/03/2015 at 6:46 am Don & Chris Gundlock Said:

    Pat, Allen and family we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. On 26/03/2015 at 8:20 am Joy Pillipow (Gunderson) Said:

    My heart hurts for all of you. Uncle Dave always had a twinkle in his eyes. Love you.

  5. On 26/03/2015 at 9:58 am Wendy Roy (Evans) Said:

    My Papa, My friend and always my hero. I will love and miss you always.

  6. On 26/03/2015 at 1:00 pm Deb & Darrell Baranec Said:

    Linda, Gerald, JR, Shannon, Jaydn, Dillon: sorry to hear about the lose of dad/granddad/great granddad. While we didn’t know him, we heard great things about him and we know how much he will be missed. Our prayers are with all of you.

  7. On 26/03/2015 at 1:27 pm Michelle Ilk Said:

    So sorry for your lose Mike and family my thoughts are with you all.

  8. On 26/03/2015 at 3:16 pm Joanne Kloppenburg Said:

    Very sorry to hear of your loss , he was such a great man . I have many fond memories of him and Nora together at the Cafe . He will be missed greatly , my deepest condolences to you all .

  9. On 27/03/2015 at 7:51 am Cory Liss Orthodontics Said:

    We are so sorry to hear of Daves passing. May your family find peace and comfort during this difficult time. We would like to express our deepest condolences to Wendy and her family. We are always here for you.

  10. On 30/03/2015 at 8:00 pm Cindy Evans Said:

    I love you always and forever Papa. Thank you for everything. Xoxo

  11. On 03/04/2015 at 11:11 am Linda Chapin Said:

    They say it gets easier every day but I know myself that it is not easier, I love you and miss you so much.xxxxxooooo

  12. On 06/04/2015 at 6:59 am Pat Arbuckle ( Evans ) Said:

    Daddy you will never leave my heart or my mind. I find myself wanting to hear from you more every
    day. The ache of missing you gets deeper and I wish I could see your smile one more time.
    I love and want to thank you for being my daddy . Country music will always bring you back to us.

  13. On 11/05/2015 at 8:57 pm Darlene Dyck & Brian Beck Said:

    To the Evans Family. Sorry for the loss of your loved one. Thoughts and prayers to the whole family.