Robert K. Eviston, 92

Robert K. Eviston, 92, of Wabash, passed away at 12:40 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, at Wellbrooke of Wabash in Wabash.

He was born to the late Hugh and Hazel (Matthews) Eviston on April 5, 1923, in Wabash County

He was a graduate from Lincolnville High School. Robert was a farmer and retired from Wabash County Hospital as a purchasing buyer. He was a friend of Doris George for 30 years, she survives. His memberships include Hanna Masonic Lodge No.61 of Wabash, for 52 years and Farm Bureau of Wabash, Indiana. He was a lifetime sports fan, especially Basketball. Robert loved to read the paper.

He is survived by sons, Michael Eviston (Kathy) of Wabash, and Timothy Eviston (Nancy) of Wabash; daughter, Mrs. Kathy (Richard) Wehrly of Wabash; sister, Mrs. Bonnie (Floyd) Fearnow of Kokomo; nine grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Robert K. Eviston Jr., brother, Matthew Eviston, two sisters, Nina Frank and Jeanette Howard, two grandsons, and one great-grandson.

Visitation and funeral services were Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, with the Rev. Phil Lake officiating. Burial was at Center Grove Cemetery in Wabash County. Preferred memorials are directed to Wabash/Miami County Home Healthcare and Hospice, 710 N. East Street, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

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Posted on 2015 Sep 29