Joseph William Evans 80, died August 28, 1998 in Salt Lake City.

Born January 17, 1918 in Orem, Utah to Earl Richard and Bernice Jane Smith Evans. Married Viola Lucille Peay April 1, 1940 in Salt Lake City, marriage later solemnized in Salt Lake LDS Temple.Joseph is survived by his wife; three sons and one daughter, Dean (Karen); and Gary (Arlene) Evans; all of American Fork; Roy (Kathy), of Brigham City; Mrs. DeMont (Jolene) Beckstead, of Sandy; 28 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren; one brother, Ernest L., of Springville; and one sister, Mrs. Jerry (Verna Lou) Hurst, of Provo.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and two grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be Tuesday September 2, at 11 a.m. in the American Fork 8th Ward (100 East 300 No.). Friends may call Anderson and Sons Mortuary (49 East 100 No.) Monday 6-8 p.m. and at the church one hour prior to service. Burial in American Fork Cemetery.

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