Don G Evans
Don Gaylen Evans, 79, of Clearfield Utah, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 10, 2022.
Don was born in Ogden, Utah on November 18, 1942 to Orren and Margeret Evans.
Don grew up in Ogden, Utah and attended school at Ogden High. He lived most of his life in Ogden/Clearfield Utah.
Don was married to his beautiful loving wife Millie Evans on April 22, 1968 and then was later sealed in the Ogden Temple. They had two children Shaun and Travis Evans. Who gave them eight grandchildren.
Don loved to go fishing and camping with his family. In the winter he loved to go ice fishing with his friends Alton Whittaker and Bob Stephens. Don loved to watch football and cheer for the San Francisco 49ers. Whenever a basketball or football game was on you knew he was watching it. Don always had a Pepsi in his hand and sure loved his bacon. Don loved to cook when he could. Some of his specialties that his family will miss are his famous mashed potatoes, waffles, and banana cream pie.
Don was so helpful to his family, neighbors, and ward. Don was always trying to help someone whenever he could. From taking the neighbors garbage out to snow plowing the whole neighborhood. Don was always willing to lend a hand. Dons Motto was "Kindness Begins With Me"
Don was a faithful and active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He served in the scouting program, bishopric and elders quorum presidency. Don loved to go to church every Sunday and shine the light of the gospel anytime he could. Before the church meetings started, he made sure to shake everyone’s hand and ask them how they were doing on his way to his seat.
Don loved his eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren more than anything in the world. He would always try to do anything he could to help them in any way. He was always so proud of their accomplishments. He loved to attend their sporting events or anything they were a part of. All of his grandkids will remember his “Midnight Snacks” and sleep overs.
Don is survived by his wife Millie Evans of Clearfield, UT., his Sister Colleen Archer of Clinton, UT., his two sons Shaun (Michelle) Evans, West Haven, UT and Travis (Misty) Evans, Brigham City, UT. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents Orren and Margeret Evans and his brother Morse Evans.
The Evans family would like to thank all of those who have helped Don throughout his life, always keeping him smiling and being his friend. They would also like to invite everyone to shine the light as Don did to everyone around them.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 15, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Clearfield 3rd Ward Chapel, 350 Vine St, Clearfield Utah. Friends may visit with family Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist’s Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Rd., Layton, Utah and Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church.