Richburg, NY - David E. Evans, 76, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. David received amazing care at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville in the comfort care unit during his final days battling cancer. David was born on November 8, 1943 in Buffalo, NY to Elmer E. and Beatrice L. (Sherwood) Evans. He graduated from Richburg Central School in 1961. David served his country from 1961 to 1965 and was stationed in Germany.
David was predeceased by his daughter, Michelle Evans, his brother, Peter Evans Sr, his nephew, Peter Evans Jr. and his parents.
David is survived by his wife of 52 years, Gloria, his daughter, and son-in-law, Nicole and Bob Hubbard of Nichols, NY, his sister and brother-in-law, Alice and John Dunbar of Richburg, NY, his sister, Nancy Straight of Youngstown, OH, his brother, Lee Evans of Bolivar, NY, his grandchildren, Brandon Lewandowski of Belmont, NY, Evan and Edison Hubbard of Nichols, NY and many nieces and nephews.
David was a dedicated employee at Cooper Power Systems in Olean, NY for 37 years. David enjoyed fishing, stock car racing, and collecting model airplane engines. David also loved animals and had recently taken care of a stray cat that he named Big Nuisance.
Friends are invited to call on Saturday, March 21st from 10 to 11 am at the First Baptist Church, Richburg, NY. Funeral services to follow. Donations in memory of David can be made to the SPCA Serving Allegany County. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.