John Elit Evans, 90 of Elkton, MD, died Saturday, September 9, 2017 in the Union Hospital of Cecil County, Elkton, MD.
Born in Rosedale, MD, on November 21, 1926, he was the son of the late Howard C. and Marie Pearl (Burns) Evans. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife: Doris Ann Evans.
He was a steelworker at Bethlehem Steel before retiring.
He attended New Hope Baptist Church in Elk Mills, MD.
Survived by two daughters: Mary Ann Evans of Land O’ Lakes, FL and Susan Preston of North East, MD; four sons: John L. Evans of Essex, MD, Dennis Evans of Baltimore, MD, Melvin Evans and David W. Evans both of Land O’ Lakes, FL; stepchildren: Archie Raines, Tommy Raines and Chris Ann Walker all of DE, Joe Raines and Donna Stuart both of Elkton, MD; many grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
Friends may call Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Crouch Funeral Home, 127 South Main Street, North East, MD, where funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 11:00 am
Interment will follow in North East Methodist Cemetery, North East, MD.
Donations in memory of Mr. Evans may be made to New Hope Baptist Church, in care of the funeral home.