Henry C. Evans. building engineer, dies at age 76

November 26, 1990

Services for Henry C. Evans, a retired superintendent at the state office building in Baltimore, will be at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Immanuel Episcopal Church on Glencoe Road in Glencoe.

Mr. Evans, a longtime resident of Lutherville, died Saturday of emphysema at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 76.

Born in Ebbw Vale, in Wales, Mr. Evans came to the United States with his family at the age of 8 and lived in Kingston, Pa. He received an engineering degree from Syracuse University and moved to Baltimore after World War II.

A mechanical engineer, Mr. Evans oversaw operations at the state office building at 301 W. Preston St. from the time of its initial occupation in 1958 until his retirement in 1976.

Mr. Evans was a member of the Mount Moriah Masonic lodge in Towson.

His first wife, the former Jean Palmer, died last year.

Surviving are his second wife, the former Elizabeth Smink; two daughters, Barbara E. Seabolt of Lutherville and Judith E. Dawson of White Hall; three stepsons, Michael R. Diffenderffer of Towson, Donald S. Diffenderffer of Timonium and James T. Huggins of Fallston; a sister, Jean E. Lowers of Towson; four grandchildren; and nine step-grandchildren.

The family suggests that donations be made to the American Lung Association of Maryland, 1840 York Road, Lutherville 21093, or the Maryland School for the Blind.

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