Donald Ralph Evans, age 81 of Oran, MO; passed away on August 27, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born September 29, 1937 in Blodgett, MO; son of Ralph Samuel and Geraldine Fowler Evans. He and Irene Dowdy were united in marriage on July 29, 1957.
Donald owned the Evans Auction, Don’s furniture and more in Morley, MO. Don was one of the original “American Pickers” and he was of the Baptist Faith.
He is survived by his wife Irene; daughters Gail (Duane) Heisserer of Oran, MO; Rhonda Tidwell of Morley, MO; sister Linda Taylor of Benton, MO; grandchildren Kurt (Julie) Prindle of Oran, MO; Ashley (Dan) Wheeler of Cape Girardeau, MO; Brittney (Nathan) Seyer of Dexter, MO; Crysten (Bradley) Uhrhan of Oran, MO; step grandchildren Brandon and Blane Tidwell both of Advance, MO Brian Tidwell of Linden, Tennessee; and six great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, son-n-law Kerry Tidwell and brothers Ben and Ed Evans.
A Celebration of Life services will be held at a later date. Liley Funeral Homes is in-charge of arrangements. In Lieu of Flowers donations may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital