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Delbert Evans Sr.

Delbert Evans Sr., age 78, of Sun City, Arizona passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2024. He was born on August 3, 1945, to Carl and Jessie Evans in Ovid, Colorado.

He attended school in Chappell, Nebraska and graduated from Bushnell High School in 1965. On April 24, 1971, he married the love of his life, Joyce Cox in Kimball, Nebraska. Together, they resided in Fort Morgan for more than 30 years before moving to Arizona in 2018. They were active members of Calvary Baptist Church in Fort Morgan, Colorado as well as Summit Baptist Church in Wiggins, Colorado.

Delbert is survived by two sons, Delbert Jr (Chris), and Robert (Diana); one brother, Dwight Evans, as well as four grandchildren; Nate (Shelbey), Caitlin, Hunter (Autumn), Emily, and two great grandchildren, Maddox and Mason Evans, as well as numerous other loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Joyce Evans, as well as his parents, Carl and Jessie, sister Quella and brothers Kenneth and Wyatt.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 14th at 9:00 a.m. at West Resthaven Funeral Home, 6450 W Northern Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301. A graveside service will follow at 10:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Delbert's honor may be made to: Mercy for Mamas at mercyformamas.com/support-us/ or to Cancer Care at https://cancercare.org/donate-now