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Ronald J. Evans

April 19, 1946 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Ronald Evans Obituary

Ronald James Evans, age 77 of Jordan Run WV passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2024 at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center in Petersburg, WV. Ronald was born on April 19, 1946 in Jordan Run, WV and was a son of the late Ora Julian Evans and Arbutus Mae (Moyers) Evans.

In addition to his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Jean (Berg) Evans in 2010; one daughter, Rhonda Evans; one granddaughter, Megan Grace Turner; an infant grandson, Joseph Kohl Stumbo; one sister, Joan Heavener; two brothers, Frederick Evans and infant Dale Evans. 

Ronald is survived by a loving family that includes his three daughters, Julie Evans of Jordan Run,  WV, Connie Turner (Lysle) of Maysville, WV and Cindy Cole of Martinsburg, WV, eight grandchildren, Evan Srout, Lane Turner, Carley Turner, Caylee Turner, Colt Turner, Mikala Cole, Michael Cole and Kearra Cole; five great grandchildren; four sisters, Linda Jackson (Bruce) of Maysville, WV, Marsha Barger of Jordan Run, WV, Kathy Kerns (Halen) of Cabins, WV and Dreama Kelly (John) of Arthur, WV; sister-in-law, Donna Evans of Maysville, WV; several nieces and nephews and a special friend, Judy Ellifritz.

Ronald attended Petersburg High School and was the owner of Ron Evans Trucking. He enjoyed Mud Bogging and he built his mud buggy, the Jordan Run Toy. He was an avid hunter and Ronald’s life was a tapestry woven with love, laughter, and the beauty of the natural world he so cherished. Those who knew him will remember a man who lived with purpose and treated every person he met with genuine friendliness. He always had a mischievous smile and a twinkle in his eye. Ronald will be dearly missed, but his spirit will live on in the hearts of those who loved him. Ronald attended the Cornerstone Fellowship Church and Lighthouse Community Church. 

Ronald’s family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 from 6 -8 PM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg, WV.

Funeral service will be Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 11 AM in the chapel of Schaeffer Funeral Home with Pastor Daryl Dunsmore officiating.     

Interment will be in the Lahmansville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Evans family, c/o Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, WV.  


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January 24, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

Funeral Service
January 25, 2024

11:00 AM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, WV 26847


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