He was born in Ezel, KY on July 17, 1929 to the late Mitchell and Ada (Havens) Evans.
Nick was a 1947 graduate of Tell City High School and retired from General Electric in 1989. He was united in marriage on September 11, 1948 to Elizabeth “Betty” Sabelhaus, who precedes him in death. Also preceding him in death are sons in law, John Knable, Sr. and Jerry Dixon; grandson, Johnny Knable, Jr.; a brother, Morrow “Tort” Evans ; and sisters, Carol Higdon-Dunn and Ruby Vasserman.
Surviving are his children, Mike (Donna) Evans of Tell City, Karen Dixon of Cannelton and Sheila Knable of Tell City; sisters, Jewel Sprinkle of Jacksonville, FL and Eva Brenner of Louisville, KY; grandchildren, Kristina Gayer, Stephanie Lindsey, Josh and Chris Evans; great-grandchildren, Karissa, Braedy, Kallie, Lorelai, Isabella, Camden and Christian.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM CST Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. Jim Weaver will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00-8:00 PM and Thursday, 9:00-11:00AM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.