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Kevin J. Evans, 56, Vergas, died in a car wreck July 17 near Vergas. Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday, July 23 at the Perham Living Chapel in Perham with Reverend Bert Holmquist officiating. Interment will be in the Vesta Cemetery, Tecumseh, Neb.

There will be a gathering time beginning one hour prior to the service at the Perham Living Chapel on Wednesday.

Kevin James Evans was born July 27, 1957 in Johnson County near Tecumseh. He was a 1975 graduate of Lincoln North East High School in Lincoln, Neb., and attended Milford Technical School in Milford, Neb. He worked for the State of Nebraska in the Highway Department Safety Lab. Kevin moved to Vergas in 1991 where he cared for his parents.

Kevin enjoyed fishing, playing cards with his nephews and with his mother's friends at Perham Living, watching old movies, especially the Beverly Hillbillies, Three Stooges and Red Skel-ton. He also enjoyed involvement with the Basswood Baptist Church.

Survivors include his mother: Margaret Evans of Perham (Vergas); sister: Kay (Rod) Cushing of Havre de Grace, Md.; three nephews: George (Samantha) Cushing of Gates, N.C., Joshua (Kat) Cushing of Madera, Calif., Caleb (Gina) Cushing of Bremerton, Wash.; four great-nieces and great-nephews: Marissa, James, Morgan and Everett; and fishing buddy Clayton Cossette of Fargo, N.D.

He was preceded in death by his Dad, Jim, in 2008.

Furey Funeral Home, Vergas, is serving the family with funeral arrangements.