Douglas W. Evingham âfriend to allâ
SHINGLEHOUSE, PA---Douglas W. âDougâ Evingham, 72, of Shinglehouse, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a long illness.
Born on April 6, 1943 in Shinglehouse, he was a son of Clifford L. and Genevieve C. Cook Evingham. On April 3, 1982, in Shinglehouse, he married Deloris E. James, who passed away on June 2, 2012.
Doug was a graduate of Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Gas Field Specialists in Millport, retiring after many years of service.
Doug was a member of the Oswayo United Methodist Church, a 50 year life member of the Shinglehouse Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the NRA, and a former member of the Oswayo Valley Rod and Gun Club in Millport.
He was an avid hunter, outdoorsman, and gun collector. He enjoyed woodworking. He loved and took pride in his Chevrolet trucks. Doug was a happy man who loved life. His greatest love was his family.
Surviving are a stepdaughter, Jane M. Perkins of Shinglehouse; a grandson, R. Kayle (Connie) Perkins of Shinglehouse; a brother, Kevin E. (Iris) Evingham of Oswayo; three nephews, Heath A. Evingham of Oswayo, and Travis W. Evingham and Shawn S. (Jessica) Evingham, both of Shinglehouse; a niece, Starr A. Evingham of Olean; three grandnieces; a grandnephew; and many cousins.
Doug was predeceased by his parents and his wife.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 with the Rev. Howard R. Burnham, pastor emeritus of Hebron Union Church, and the Rev. Becky L. Edwards, pastor of the Oswayo United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 475, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.