Rodney Lee Evans
Sandy resident, Rodney L. Evans passed away
at his home with his family by his side on
Wednesday, June 20. He was 77.
Rodney was born in Portland to Chester (Thorn)
Evans and Sandra June Evans. He graduated from
Maui High School in 1958. He joined the Coast
Guard in 1958 and served as an electrician on an
He married Donna Berg and they had four
children. In 1990, he married his current wife, Judy.
They spent 28 happy years together.
Rod enjoyed being a police officer and a
machinist for 40 years. His hobbies included
inventing, reading, creating ornamental iron work,
and maintaining a beautiful yard.
Survivors include his wife, Judy and his four
children; Stephanie, Elizabeth, Steven, Jennifer
and his three step children Brian, Eric, and Eran.
He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 9
great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and
The family suggests contributions be made to
The Salvation Army or The Humane Society.
A special thank you to the Kaiser Hospice Team
for all their loving care and support.
We his family want to express our love and
gratitude to God for allowing us the blessing of
being part of his legacy, and we will always treasure
A celebration of life will be held on at Sandy
Funeral Home on Saturday, July 7 at 12:00 p.m. A
graveside will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in
Gresham at 2:00 p.m.