May 07 1937 December 16 2019
Richard’s Obituary In Loving Memory Richard Lee Eveland Richard Lee Eveland left us on December 16th, 2019. Born in his grandfather’s home outside Ione, WA on May 7th, 1937 to Donald “Brick” Eveland and Clara Wright, he grew up fishing every lake, creek, and puddle in the county. Dad loved Pend Oreille County and had wonderful stories of growing up in Ione fishing, ice skating on the mill pond, and jumping onto box cars with his best friend Roger Smolden. After his graduation In 1955, he joined the US Navy. While on leave after boot camp, he married Bobbi on December 3rd, 1955. He always said they grew up together in San Diego. After being wounded in Vietnam he received an honorable medical discharge and moved back home, settling in Colville. He started working for Dr Ringrose and soon started his own dental lab. He retired at the age of 77 to take care of Bobbi. He never missed a ball game or concert of any of his grandkids. He had a heart for people and loved life. He will be missed by many. Preceding him into heaven was his big sister Barbara Fowell. The love of his life, Bobbie Ann passed away on December, 22nd, 2015 – we can be sure he is getting bossed around in heaven. Survived by Vicki Eveland, Rich Eveland and wife Phyllis Eveland. Grandchildren Ryan Walston and wife Valerie; Erin Walston Bartolo and husband Dustin, Matt Eveland, Brian Eveland and wife Tara. Great grandchildren Aleigh and Jack Cook, Fiona and Isabelle Walston, Garett and Zach Walston Bartolo. Donations can be made to Spokane Honor Flight inwhonorflight.org/donate/ Inland Northwest Honor Flight; 608 W 2nd, Ste 309 Spokane, WA 99201-4430. Or to Habitat for Humanity, who kindly built a handicap ramp for dad. www.habitatcolville.org Colville Valley Partners,480 N Main St Ste 201, Colville WA 99114. Services will be held on January 17th, 2:00 pm at the Immaculate Conception Church in Colville. A celebration of life and military honor guard will take place at a later date in Ione. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Richard Lee Eveland May 07 1937 December 16 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Colville, state: Washington