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Edward Dean Evans, 67, of Chilhowee, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City.

Ed was born June 1, 1954 in Holden, son of Francis “Virgil” and AnnaBelle (Hanes) Evans.

He graduated from Chilhowee High School and subsequently graduated from Laramie Votech School.

He never married and was a Chilhowee resident since 1966.

Ed was an auto mechanic by trade, having owned and operated his own shop at one time.

In later years, he drove a bus for Johnson County Sheltered Workshop in Warrensburg.

He was a founding and longtime member of CAFMCO (Chilhowee Antique Farm Machinery Collectors’ Organization).

He was also a 40-year member of Chilhowee Baptist Church, where he was involved with AWANA for several years.

Ed also enjoyed hunting, fishing and tinkering.

Survivors include his brother, Virgil Louis Evans of Chilhowee, MO; three sisters, Anna “Ruth” Baker (John) of Overland Park, KS; Mary Bursby of Chilhowee, MO and Kathy Jo Evans of Kansas City, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant brother, Robert Lee Evans.

Celebration of Life Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the Chilhowee Baptist Church.

Interment will follow at Chilhowee Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Williams Funeral Chapel.

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