Evans Turpin

Evans Turpin Jr.

Wednesday, December 19th, 1934 - Friday, March 20th, 2020
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Evans Turpin passed away unexpectedly on March 20, 2020 at the age of 85. He was born in Bastrop, Louisiana on December 19, 1934 to S.E. “Bud” Turpin and Mary Mae Dimmick.

Evans was a long-time resident of Iraan, Texas. He was a Petroleum Engineer who worked for Marathon Oil Company for 29 years. He retired in 1986. He was past mayor of the town and active in the Iraan Methodist Church and the Iraan Archeological Society for many years. He and his late wife, Alice, loved to travel the United States in their Motorhome together.

Evans was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Alice Jean Card Turpin.
Evans is survived by his daughter, Shirley Casassa and grandchildren, Christina, Bryan and Pat; son, Allen Turpin and grandchildren, Shawna and Edward and Bruce Turpin and wife DeBora and grandchildren, Adam Turpin and Summer Howard and great grandchildren, Capri and Elmer Howard. Also, a brother, Richard Turpin and children, Amy and Jon Turpin and a sister, Patsy O’Brien Hall and children, Tracy Mauldin and Dyer Chapman.

There will be Memorial service for Evans in the near future.
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Kaye Kahlich

Posted at 05:36pm
I met Evans as a young engineer working for Marathon. He was so helpful, great at mentoring the new hires, a wealth of knowledge, & respected by all who knew him. Condolences to his family. I know he will be greatly missed.

shirley casassa Posted at 06:59pm

Thank you Kaye

Stuart Cox

Posted at 02:29pm
Evans was my first supervisor at Marathon. He help me navigate 29 years with Marathon. He was a great mentor and friend. He made my family and I fell at home when every we were fortunate enough the get to spent time with him. I also enjoyed the Geology Classes and field trips he lead. My Prayers are with the family.
Stuart and Gayla Cox

shirley casassa Posted at 07:01pm

Thank you Stuart and Gayla

David Ellwood

Posted at 10:36am
Evans was first and the best supervisor I ever had in my 40 years with Marathon Oil Company. I will miss him. My condolences to you all, especially Allen and Bruce.

David and Mollie Ellwood

shirley casassa Posted at 07:01pm

Thank you David and Mollie

Stacey R Warren

Posted at 03:18pm
With deepest sympathy, In The Bond
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shirley casassa Posted at 07:02pm

Thank you so much Stacey. My Dad loved camping and the forest. What a perfect memorial for him.

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Posted at 10:15am
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