William Laffayette Evans, Sr.

June 22, 1940 ~ November 18, 2021 (age 81)


William Lafayette Evans, Sr., 81, of Derby, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021. Visitation  6-8 pm Monday, November 22, 2021 at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Service 2 pm Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the First Baptist Church, 529 N 11th St. Towanda, KS. Burial will follow at Towanda Cemetery. William was born in Hazel Valley, Arkansas on June 22, 1940, to the late Mila Frances (Fraley) and John  Locke Evans. He served in the U.S. Marines. He worked as a District Manager/Store Manager at Walmart.  On December 29, 1958 he married Charlotte Sue (Edens) in Wichita, Kansas who survives him.  He is also survived by: sons, William L. Evans, Jr. and wife Susan of Paducah, Kentucky,  Steven Evans and wife Cindy of Rock, Kansas, and Russell Evans of Wichita, Kansas; brother, Johnny Evans of Fort Worth, Texas; sister, Barbara Burnett of Texarkana, Texas; sisters-in-law, Beth Evans of Udall, Kansas and Alberta Williams of Anderson, Missouri; grandchildren, Josh (Claudia) Reding, Cody (Brianna) Evans, Tara Evans, and Raven Hammond (Jarrod); and great grandchildren Caleb Lewis, Remington Reding, Rowan Reding, Addison Evans, Arya Evans, and Lennox Hammond.  He was preceded in death by brothers, Clifford and Raymond Evans.  Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or American Lung Association, 8400 W 110th St., Suite 130, Overland Park, KS 66210.

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November 22, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Headley Funeral Chapel (Augusta)

Funeral Service
November 23, 2021

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church
529 N 11th St
Towanda, KS 67144

Interment following funeral service
November 23, 2021

Towanda Cemetery
North 6th St and Clay Hill RD
Towand, KS 67144

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