American Veteran 02

Daniel Allen Evans

1981 ~ 2020 (age 38)


Daniel Allen Evans of Rural Valley, PA, originally from Carthage, North Carolina, died on January 3, 2020.

He is survived by his loving wife Meagan Greygor, his parents Dan & Pamela Evans, his grandparents Vivian Evans (& the late Tildon Evans), Leon & Peggy Phillips, his uncles Nathan Phillips, Frank Evans, and Reggie Patterson, and his dog Rocky Balboa. 

Danny loved his country, exploring the world, the great outdoors, Jeeps, woodwork, dogs, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and a good German hefeweizen. He was born on August 3, 1981, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He lived to help others. He began volunteering at the Whispering Pines Fire department before serving as a firefighter in Fayetteville and Pinehurst and then as an airborne infantryman in the United States Army, serving in Afghanistan. He met Meagan in Southern Pines in 2007. They moved to Raleigh where he graduated from NC State University. They just moved to Pennsylvania in 2019, where Danny worked as a contractor. 

His funeral will be at Walter J. Zalewski Funeral Home, 216 44th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, on Monday, January 6th, 2020. Friends & family may gather there from 2-6PM, with a Celebration of Life service immediately following. For those in North Carolina, there will be a memorial service on Saturday, January 11th at 11AM, at Eureka Presbyterian Church, 2185 Farm Life School Rd, Carthage, NC 28327. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Danny’s name to to raise awareness of the 22 veterans a day who commit suicide and to provide treatment for PTSD, erasing despair and sharing hope.

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Memorial Service
January 11, 2020

11:00 AM
Eureka Presbyterian Church
2185 Farm Life School Rd
Carthage, NC 28327


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