Gary F. Evans Sr., 76, Altoona, died Friday at his residence.
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Earl and Adaline (Meintel) Evans. He married Gloria Drenning on July 6, 1958, in Front Royal, Va. She preceeded him in death on Aug. 14, 2006.
Gary is survived by three sons: Gary F. Evans Jr. (Karen) of Altoona, G. Bradley Evans (Thu) of Altoona, and Douglas D. Evans of Pittsburgh; a daughter, Melissa K. Stiffler (Randy) of Altoona; seven grandchildren: Kari, Deanne and Alexis Evans, Sara and Jenna Galley and Blake and Justin Stiffler, and two brothers: Jeffrey Evans of Upperville, Va., and Allen Evans of Powhatan, Va.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Ronald.
Gary retired in 1990 from Altoona Neon Sign Service as owner and operator.
He was a 1954 graduate of Altoona High School and was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War.
Gary enjoyed riding motorcycles and building and working on computers.
He was a member of the Heidelberg County Club, Park Hills Country Club and Duncansville VFW.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no public funeral services.
Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.