Ralph A. Evans, 69, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Saturday January 4, 2020 in Lawrenceburg, IN.
He was born April 18, 1950 in Batesville, IN, son of the late Ralph H. Evans and Eloise (Schipper) Evans.
Ralph graduated from Aurora High School and attended Purdue University. He left college to join the Navy. Ralph served as a Petty Officer Third Class on the USS Santa Barbara. He worked as a Loan Officer for People’s Savings & Loan, retiring after over 25 years of service. He worked in real estate for many years prior to his banking career. He was a former member of the River City Classic Car Club. He had an old blue pick up truck that he displayed at the events. He enjoyed woodworking and made different types of furniture, such as, tables, cabinets, beds, and pedestals. Ralph loved being outdoors in nature, enjoying the solitude. He had a farm with land and a pond. Ralph was always mowing or finding a job to do outside. He also loved his dogs, that he had throughout the years.
Ralph is survived by his sister, Sharon Ann Cross of Aurora, IN; brother-in-law, Cecil “Joe” Martin of Sebring, FL; nephew, Randy (Meg) Cross of Lawrenceburg, IN; nieces, Amy (Paul) Hohenadel, and Angela Martin; great nieces and nephew, Savannah Cross, Nathan Cross, Chelsey Grubbs, Cassandra (Jordon) Busse, Afton Hohenadel.
He was preceded in death by parents; sister, Georgette L. Martin, and niece, Deborah Ann Elizabeth Grubbs.
Friends will be received Thursday, January 9, 2020, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.
Services will be held at the Funeral Home, Thursday at 7:00 pm with Fr. Ben Syberg officiating. Military services will be at held at the funeral home.
Interment will be at a later time in the River View Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana.
Contributions may be made to the Aurora Fire, Aurora Rescue Unit or St Mary’s Catholic Church. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.