Wilbur L. Evans

Wilbur Lowell “Bill” Evans, 92, of Brazil, Ind. passed away October 22, 2020 at Exceptional Living of Brazil.  He was born May 5, 1928 in Carroll County to Omer Evans and Elsie (Alma) Evans.  He married Marilyn Jean Porter on January 19, 1953 and she survives.  They were blessed with 67 wonderful years together.

Wilbur attended Rossville schools and lived in Carroll and Clinton County most of his lifetime.  He served in the US Army Infantry and served during the Korean War.   He was an active member of the Worldwide Church of God for many years and more recently attended the Grace Community International Church in Lafayette, Indiana.  Bill enjoyed coon hunting, raising horses, attending horse shows, square dancing, and playing cards especially euchre.  Bill was a very giving Christian man who never knew a stranger and always had a joke to tell and was loved by many.

He is survived by:  daughter:  Diana L. (Keith) Prutsman of Jacksboro, Tennessee, 2 sons:  Richard “Dick” (Sherry) Evans of Frankfort and Dale Evans of Jacksboro, Tennessee, sister:  Patty Cory of Florida, twin brothers:  Jerry (Jackie) Evans of Brazil, Indiana and Larry (Cindy) Evans of Brazil, Indiana, 7 grandchildren:   Matt, Eric, Kyle and Scott Evans, Michelle Prutsman Uranga, Justin Prutsman and Jamie Evans Priddy, 17 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters, Melvina Jo and Phyllis and 3 brothers, John, Don and Kenny Evans


Private family services will take place Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at Green Lawn Chapel of Peace. Pastor David Perry will officiate the services. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Green Lawn Memorial Park.  Memorial donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans.  Out of respect for the health, safety, and comfort of all in attendance, guests will be expected to adhere to current CDC guidelines regarding appropriate social distancing and the wearing of masks. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort is assisting the family with arrangements.  Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may share a personal message with the family.