Edwin “Ed” Evans, 85, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Born in Rising Sun, IN, Ed joined the US Air Force at an early age where he served 22 years and retired as a Master Sergeant. During his military career, he served his country during the Korean War, and enjoyed his duty in Masawa, Japan, where he met his wife Rosalie “Lee” Pluim.
After retiring, Ed continued his community service. He was a member of Temple Lodge #448 F&AM, Shreveport 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, a Shriner of El Karubah Shriner, and was a lifetime member of the Air Force Sergeants Association.
Edwin is survived by his son Randall “Randy” Evans (Michelle) of Trinity, daughter Tamara “Tammy” Larson of Palm Harbor, and their mother Rosalie. Also surviving are his four grandchildren: Tara Lee Larson, Jared Robert Larson, Nicole Lee (Evans) Kravitz, and Emma Lynn Evans.
Funeral services will be private with military honors at Bay Pines National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 12502 Pine Drive, Tampa, FL 33612-9499.
Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at michels-lundquist.com