Raymond "Ray" Allen Evans, 79, Local Businessman from Kincaid, IL passed away peacefully at his home at 5:43pm Wednesday, September 26, 2012. He was born November 13, 1932 the son of Clarence and Neta (Jett) Evans in rural Greenville, IL. LaGrange Township. He married Ava Jean Kimmerling in May, 1953 at Kincaid United Methodist Church. He owned and operated Ray's Service Station and Garage for over 30 years, also the Kincaid Car Wash and Divernon Car Wash, and most recently operated Kincaid Food Mart. He and his wife own The Country Place Antique Shop in Divernon. He was affiliated with Midland United Methodist Church and was a member of the American Legion in Kincaid.
He is survuved by his wife of 59 years; daughter Denise; sons Kevin and John all of Kincaid; one grandson, 3 granddaughters, 2 great granddaughters; 2 sisters, Donna Rathbone of Sherman and Ann Gasser of Greenville; 2 brother-in-laws Marvin and Melvin (Ione) Kimmerling and several nieces, nephews and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters, Fae, Florine and Hazel and 3 brothers, Darrel, William and Ivan.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00am Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Masterson Funeral Home in Kincaid with Pastor Linda Vonck officiating. Burial will be in Bethany Cemetery rural Edinburg. Family and friends are invited to the American Legion in Kincaid for a dinner and fellowship following the funeral services. Visitation will be held from 6-8pm Friday, September, 28, 2012 at Masterson Funeral Home.
Please visit his on line obituary at www.mastersonfh.com. Memorials may be made to Parkinson's Disease Research, American Cancer Society or Midland United Methodist Church.