Richard Harry "Rick" "PawPaw" Evans
1948 - 2015
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Richard "Rick" Evans, age 67, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 surrounded by family after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. He was a resident of Gonzales and native of New Orleans. Rick was a devoted husband and loving father and grandfather. He was Co-Owner of Best Catered Events, Catering Supervisor for Ourso Funeral Home, and Support Team Member for Fringe Hair Salon. A simple man, with lots of love for his family and friends. He will always be remembered for his kindness and great work ethic. Rick is survived by his wife of 42 years, Dianne; two daughters and sons in law, Wendy and David Chapman and Kasey and Dustin Quibodeaux; his four wonderful grandchildren, Bailee "Booter" Chapman, Dylan "Dyl-Pickle" Chapman, Ty "T-Man" Quibodeaux and Evans "Whitie" Quibodeaux; sister and brother in law, Leslie and Paul Barrios; a brother and sister in law, Walter J. and Ginger Evans; and numerous other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Elzy and Mary Jane Dingey Evans. A private service was held on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Greenoaks Memorial Park, Baton Rouge. The family would like to extend a very special thanks to Marty Hughes, and all our family and friends for their support. Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales in charge of arrangements.

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Published in The Advocate from Dec. 16 to Dec. 17, 2015.
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January 3, 2016
I was totally shocked to hear of Mr Rick's passing. I loved him. I worked with him and Diane briefly and he was always great to his employees. He will be truly missed. My prayers go out to his family.
FAYE Brown
December 26, 2015
Kasey,
I just learned of your father's recent passing. I know he will be greatly missed. Our sympathies go out to you, and to the entire Evans family. Sincerely, Kathy & Richie
Kathy Bowman
December 21, 2015
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
From the Staff of Ourso Funeral Home
December 18, 2015
I am so sorry to hear about his passing. I will always remember his sense of humor and his compassion.
Frank Dickinson
December 18, 2015
Can't believe he is gone prayers going to the family
kathy Jones
December 18, 2015
Dianne, may your memories of Rick help sustain you at this most difficult time.
Felecia Barnes
December 18, 2015
So sorry for your loss. Rick was such a great friend. Always so enthusiastic at everything he did. He introduced me to the game of golf and in turn I put him on fishing. He will be greatly missed. May God give all the strength to your family through this time of sorrow.
Jim and Debbie Moulin
December 17, 2015
Our dear Slick Rick how you always made me feel like family, we will miss you dearly. I promise to take care of Kasey and the boys. Love your Cuban daughter
Barbara Sanabia
December 17, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. He was a fine man and we feel privileged to have known him.
Skip and Lori Willard
December 17, 2015
Billy and I are so sorry to hear about Mr Rick, Our prayers are with you all..
Wanda Mcmorrow
December 16, 2015
Richard was loved very deeply by his brother and sister. He was a great person and will be sadly missed. Brother, Walter J. Evans and sister, Leslie Barrios
Walter Evans
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