John Paul Evans, Jr

John Paul Evans, Jr., age 40 of Glendale, Arizona died January 6, 2018 in Surprise, Arizona. He was born April 13, 1977 to John Evans and Diane Gelinas in Phoenix, AZ. John was an electrician. He was a stay-at-home dad when his children were infants. He deeply loved his children. John is survived by his daughters, Ava Evans (9 yrs old), Ivy Evans (7 yrs old), Alaina Evans (5 yrs old); son, John Paul Evans, III (11 yrs old); mother, Diane Gelinas (nee Wolfe), father, John Evans; and sister, Jeannie Evans. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, P. Henry and Bertha Wolfe and Inez and John Wesley Evans.

A visitation will be held at 5:00 pm with a rosary at 6:00 pm, Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338. Mass will be held at 3:00 pm, Friday, January 12, 2018 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 539 E. La Pasada Blvd, Goodyear, AZ. The family suggests that donations be made to Autism Speaks.

4 Comments on “John Paul Evans, Jr

  1. Thank you for being A giant part to my childhood and being one of the best friends any kid could ever ask for. You will forever be in my memories my friend.

  2. John I hope you are finally at peace you will be greatly missed. Our love was always unconditional and non-judgmental. We were always there for each other when we needed to be. You will forever be in my heart.

  3. Diane, Jeannie, & family,
    I am so sorry about Johnny. We will always remember the many happy times we shared with all of you! I know you are probably tired of hearing it but he is in a lot better place now. God Speed Johnny! Memories abound!

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