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Darren Evans

January 9, 1963 — January 10, 2017

El Paso-Darren L. Evans, 54, of El Paso, IL passed away at 4:48 pm on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Heritage Health in El Paso.

He was born on January 9, 1963 in Pontiac, IL a son of Thomas and Pamela Turner Evans. He married Teri J. Breach on September 30, 1988 in Nashua, Iowa. She survives.

Also surviving are his children, Megan (Earl) Evans of Virginia Beach, VA; Allison (Eric) Evans-Barras of Virginia Beach, VA; Haley (Zac) Evans of Kaneohe, HI; Adam Evans of El Paso, IL; one brother, Eric (Dawn) Evans of Gridley, IL; and one sister, Stephanie (Dan) Myers of Maumelle, AR.

He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother and sister, and an infant granddaughter.

Darren was employed with the Woodford County Sheriff's Department. He retired as the Chief Deputy in 2014.

He was a member of the Secor Sportsmen's Club, 4-H Youth Sports Volunteer, and the Fraternal Order of Police.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso. Pastor Gabriel Baumgardner will officiate. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday evening from 4-7 pm. Burial will be in St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery in Benson, IL.

Memorials may be given to the Darren Evans Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


JAN 13. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris - El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738

Funeral Service

JAN 14. 11:00 AM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738-1561

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