Passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Norval was born in Oklahoma, to parents Roy and Youtha Evans on September 18, 1925, and later moved to California. Norval married Louise Rachels in 1948. They enjoyed 50 years of marriage. They raised their two daughters while living in Eastern, OR; Eastern, WA; and eventually settled in the Roseburg, OR area. Louise (Rachels) Evans, a loving and devoted mother, highly respected Roseburg Real Estate Broker and active community supporter, passed away in 1998. Norval is survived by his daughters, Paula Evans (Roseburg, OR); Rhonda Evans (Medford, OR); granddaughter, Mariah Tezak (Parker, CO) (daughter of Rhonda Evans); grandson, Colton Dunham (Roseburg, OR) (son of Paula Evans); great-granddaughter, Ily Tezak (Parker, CO); sisters,Trilbia (Tib) Hegg(Fallon, NV), Marjorie Stokes (Arland) (Hayward, CA), and Joyce Spann (Coos Bay, OR); as well as many nieces and nephews.
In 2007 Norval married Joyce A. Meek. Norval had others in his life that he considered “family”: Duane Dunham (father of Colton Dunham), Joshua Beck (step-grandson), and six step-children.