Wilbur Eugene "Gene" Evans, 82, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.


He was born Sept.10, 1938, in Hays to Wilbur O. and Viola M. (Holaday) Evans. He was a 1957 graduate of Quinter High School and a 1961 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor degree in mathematics. He married Marjorie Lea Goldsby in April of 1971. They retired from the farm in 1998 and moved to Gove.


Survivors include his wife, of the home; two daughters, Gina Price, Rush Center and April Kelso, Sterling; two brothers, Carl Evans, Irmo, S.C., and Darrel Evans, Quinter; and three grandsons.


A private service will be held for immediate family only. There will be a public graveside service at 11 a.m. Friday in Gove City Cemetery, masks and social distancing encouraged. Services will be live streamed on the CBC Facebook page and at govecbc.com.


Memorials are suggested to Gove Community Bible Church, Gove Community Building Fund, or Gove County Medical Center Long Term Care in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, Quinter.


Condolences can be sent to the family at www.schmittfuneral.com