SALEM - Jacob D. Evans, 70, of Salem, died Sunday, July 21, 2013 at the University Hospital in Cleveland.
He was born Feb. 19, 1943 in Salem, a son of Edwin and Esther (Stofer) Evans.
He was a 1961 graduate of Salem High School and had worked as an inside salesman for Crane/Deming. Jacob served with the U.S. Air Force in Vietnam.
His wife, Ruth Ann (Wise) Evans, whom he married July 3, 1971 survives him along with a sister, Margaret Young of Aurora, N.C., and a brother, Ronald Evans of Virginia.
A sister, Mary Cohen, and a brother, Kenneth Evans, preceded him in death.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 12 to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Alumni Association, 330 East State Street, Salem, OH 44460 or American Cancer Society, 525 North Broad Street, Canfield, OH 44406.
Mr. Evan's obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.starkmemorial.com.