George Harmon Evans
March 31, 1932 - December 14, 2017
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
George Harmon Evans, age 85, died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at his home in Allen, Texas. He was born on March 31, 1932, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, to George and Catherine (Price) Evans, and was their only child. The family lived in Kingston, and eventually moved to Scranton, where he graduated from high school in 1949, a proud member of the National Honor Society. His plans were to study architecture, but after tests showed his gifts aligned more with engineering, he pursued and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in architectural engineering from Penn State University, the first five-year program of its kind there. Graduating in 1954, he served in the Air Force for two years, then began his career . . .