Andrew Jackson Evans

Andrew Jackson Evans III, 74, of Houston, passed away peacefully at home April 18, 2012 after a lengthy illness. Jack was born January 4, 1938 to Patty Glass Evans and Andrew Jackson Evans Jr. During his younger years, he was cared for and schooled at the Masonic Home Class of 1955 in Fort Worth, TX. He graduated from Texas A&M as a Petroleum Engineer. Jack was an avid fan and supporter of Texas A&M. In becoming an Aggie, he followed in his father’s footsteps. His father played football for the Aggies and was on the 1921-22 team that inspired the famous 12th Man Tradition at Texas A&M. Jack was a long time member of the 12th Man Foundation. Jack made a decision to donate his body to the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine in College Station, Texas. He worked for Hess Corp. until he retired. He is survived by his wife Linda Dantin Evans, his sister Patricia Williams, 2 daughters from a prior marriage, Rebecca Hayes her husband Bob and daughter Rhonda Nance and her husband, Brad. Jack was blessed with 4 grand children Blake Hayes, KatieBeth Nance, Victoria Nance and Mary Francis Nance.
He is survived by an extended family of 8 children, Andy Dantin, Roy Dantin, Amanda Sullivan, Danny Dantin, Melody Theriot, Mark Schienbein, Tom Scheinbein, Greg Schienbein, 17 grandchildren, Tiffany Hayes Bozeman, Tracy Hayes Miller, Austin Dantin, Drew Dantin, Nikolas Dantin, Glen McCallister, Steven McCallister, Gabrielle Dantin, Branden Dantin, Kimberly Jones, Christian Dantin, Gabrielle Stanford, Taylor Stanford, Rachel Schienbein, Amber Schienbein, Nicholas Schienbein, Lauren Schienbein.3 great grandchildren Hudson Miller, Jackson Miller, and Brandon Craft and baby Bozeman on the way.
Please join us wearing your Aggie attire to celebrate Jack’s life for his Memorial Service on April/28/12 at 3pm. Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in College Station, TX (979-822-3717) handling the arrangements. In Lieu of flowers a donation may be made to:
Class of 59 Gift Fund, Texas A & M Foundation, 401 George Bush Dr,
College Station, TX 77840
Jacks final resting place in 2 years will be Aggie Field of Honor


  1. Jack was such a caring man. I will never forget his kindness during the sickness and death of my husband George. May the peace that passes all understanding continue with Linda and his whole family in the days to come.Jack is now present with our Lord and Saviour Jesus, and is no longer in any pain.

  2. Linda, you and the entire Family are in our thoughts and prayers. Jack was a good neighbor to us for so many years and we always enjoyed his company. He will be deeply missed but is now resting in peace! We love you, Chuck &Terry

  3. Linda (BeBe), Amanda, Dan, Kimberly and All Jack’s Family…

    I wish there was something we could say to help you during this difficult time, but the memories you shared will help when you need a little pick me up. I wanted to let you know that the way you and Jack joked with each other was refreshing and made us laugh.
    Keep your memories close and you heart will always smile .

    All our love…David, Donna, Austin and Maddie

  4. Dear Linda and Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Jack was a great man and we will truly miss him. Please know we are here for you if we can do anything. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    God Bless,
    Jim & Janet

  5. Linda, Amanda, and family – We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Jack was a wonderful man and always very kind and warm. We will miss you Jack. Rest in peace. We love you. Adriana and Alain

  6. Linda and family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Jack was such a wonderful addition to your family.

  7. Jack’s passing brings an end to our earthly sojourn together and the last of our immediate family named Evans. I want to thank all of you who have been part of our lives and who are Jack’s immediate family. Thank you, Linda, for having Jack and Sara and I get together just recently. It is a memorable visit and a blessing for us. Thank you for being the Peacemaker in our family so that I could know and hear about Jack’s love and care for his family. May the LORD bless all of us through this time of loss and bring His forgiveness and peace and love to our hearts. I love you all !!!

  8. Prayers go out to all Jacks family. I went to school with Jack at the Masonic Home and school altho I left in 1956. I know I still have a few pictures that included him that were taken out at the home. From posted picture he didn;t change all that much.

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