Goshen News, Goshen, IN

September 24, 2013

Evan N. Jones

Aug. 26, 1993-Sept. 22, 2013


— MIDDLEBURY — Evan Nicholas Jones, 20, passed away Sunday at 1:45 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in South Bend due to injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident that occurred on C.R. 8, west of C.R. 35 just before 12:30 p.m. the same day.

Evan was born Aug. 26, 1993 in Sturgis, Mich., to Scott A. and Candy (Stevenson) Jones.

In addition to his parents, other survivors include his maternal grandparents, Gary Stevenson of White Pigeon, Mich. and Candy (Dan) Cox of Elkhart; paternal grandparents, J.C. and Kay Jones of Grant Center, Mich.; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Evan was a graduate of Northridge High School Class of 2012 where he was a member of the football and wrestling teams. He was currently attending Indiana University, South Bend. Evan was an active bird hunter and fisherman. He loved bonfires, sitting on tailgates and helping others.

He was employed at his parent’s business, Ben’s Soft Pretzels, since 2008 and also occasionally worked at Chicago’s Downtown Eatery in Bristol.

Evan was a member of the New Life Christian Center and active in the Jeep Squad. He was a proud lifetime member of the NRA.

The family will receive friends  Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at New Life Christian Center, 15685 Ind. 120, Bristol, and one hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday at New Life Christian Center. The Rev. Dwight Gosser will officiate. Attendees are welcome to wear boots, jeans and cowboy hats in the spirit of Evan’s life. A procession with American Flag adorned Jeeps, motorcycles and other vehicles will conclude the service to honor Evan.

Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin St., Elkhart, is entrusted with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the New Life Christian Center Mission Fund in memory of Evan.

MIDDLEBURY — Evan Nicholas Jones, 20, passed away Sunday at 1:45 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in South Bend due to injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident that occurred on C.R. 8, west of C.R. 35 just before 12:30 p.m. the same day.

Evan was born Aug. 26, 1993 in Sturgis, Mich., to Scott A. and Candy (Stevenson) Jones.

In addition to his parents, other survivors include his maternal grandparents, Gary Stevenson of White Pigeon, Mich. and Candy (Dan) Cox of Elkhart; paternal grandparents, J.C. and Kay Jones of Grant Center, Mich.; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Evan was a graduate of Northridge High School Class of 2012 where he was a member of the football and wrestling teams. He was currently attending Indiana University, South Bend. Evan was an active bird hunter and fisherman. He loved bonfires, sitting on tailgates and helping others.

He was employed at his parent’s business, Ben’s Soft Pretzels, since 2008 and also occasionally worked at Chicago’s Downtown Eatery in Bristol.

Evan was a member of the New Life Christian Center and active in the Jeep Squad. He was a proud lifetime member of the NRA.

The family will receive friends  Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at New Life Christian Center, 15685 Ind. 120, Bristol, and one hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday at New Life Christian Center. The Rev. Dwight Gosser will officiate. Attendees are welcome to wear boots, jeans and cowboy hats in the spirit of Evan’s life. A procession with American Flag adorned Jeeps, motorcycles and other vehicles will conclude the service to honor Evan.

Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin St., Elkhart, is entrusted with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the New Life Christian Center Mission Fund in memory of Evan.