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LaMar Floyd Evans

Jun 5, 2024

1929 – 2024

LaMar Floyd Evans passed away on May 28, 2024, at age 95. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be missed deeply by all who knew him. LaMar was born on March 29th, 1929, in Murray, Utah, and his journey touched countless lives with kindness and joy.

LaMar graduated from Jordan High School in 1948 and continued his studies at Brigham Young University. At BYU, he worked at the Joseph Smith Cafeteria and Snackbar as a manager. He excelled professionally and became the Assistant Director of Food Services. It was during this time that he hired a young lady who would later become his wife. LaMar and Elise were married on February 11, 1955 in the Salt Lake City temple, and embarked on a journey of love and companionship that spanned over six decades.

Throughout his life, LaMar’s commitment to service was evident. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Texas Louisiana Mission from 1949 to 1951. Later, he served two senior missions with his wife in Melbourne, Australia and North Little Rock, Arkansas, where their kindness and compassion touched many lives. LaMar had numerous other callings in the church and was always willing to serve when called upon.

LaMar is survived by his cherished wife, Elise, and their children Melanie Martin (John), Jeff Evans (Koko), Shelley Palmer (Kent), and Brad Evans (Kim). His legacy also lives on through his 27 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren. His memory will be cherished by all who knew him.

A funeral service will be on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Chapel located at 1080 W Arlington St, Washington, UT 84780. The interment will be held at the Washington City Cemetery following the funeral services.

The livestream may be viewed and condolences may be shared at McMillanMortuary.com.