Will D. Evans
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Will D. Evans
  • December 15, 1935 - August 29, 2016
  • Louisville, Kentucky

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William D. "Will" Evans, 80, of Saint Matthews, KY, passed away Monday evening at his home with his loving family by his side. Will was born December 15, 1935 in Callaway County, KY to the late Milburn and Allene Dunn Evans. He was the retired Superintendent of the Kentucky School for the Blind.

He had a master's degree in guidance and counseling from Murray, and a degree from George Peabody College, Nashville, TN, in special education. He had attended Indiana University, Bellarmine College, Louisville, and took a special course at Little Rock, AK in new techniques of traveling of the blind.
He was also a member of the Louisville East End Lions Club, and Clifton Christian Church.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Barbara Parker Evans, his two children Susan Evans Teaford (Chad) of Louisville, and Daniel Brian Evans of Bloomington, IN, his two grandchildren William Kyle and Neal Patrick Johnson, and his sister, Anne Brockman and brother, Dan K. Evans.

A service to celebrate Will's life will be held at 10 am Friday by the Rev. Garry Rolllins, in the chapel of Arch L. Heady-Cralle Funeral Home, 2428 Frankfort Ave. with entombment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be held 2-8 pm Thursday, and after 9 am Friday.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to Hosparus of Louisville, or to the Kentucky School for the Blind Charitable Foundation.