Sunday, April 30, 2006

Mr. Bill 1939-2006

Bill Evans December 11, 1931 - April 27, 2006 Age 74

Bill was an avid sailor, fisherman, and boatman, whose varied and colorful career included auto racing, auto body shop owner, aircraft pilot, flight school owner, lobster fishing, construction contractor and more. In 1982 Bill founded CoCo View Resort, a dedicated scuba diving resort in Roatan, Honduras and spent the next 24 years with his wife, Evelyn, managing that business as well as several others he founded in the Honduras Bay islands. He sold CoCo View in 2004 and returned to Ft. Myers where he continued to work in real estate and property development until the time of his death. Bill was predeceased by his son, Michael, and is survived by his wife of 56 years, Evelyn, and their 4 children: Terry, Linda, Jill, Jodi; 10 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. He was a great friend and surrogate father to scores of others in two countries.There will be a memorial service, 13 May, 2006, 2PMNational Cremation Society3453 Hancock Bridge ParkwayNo. Ft. Myers, FL 33903239-995-1113Open to the PublicIn lieu of flowers, contributions should be made to the Majken Broby Children's Home in Roatan, Honduras: Roatan Children's Fund,1966 Tice Valley Blvd. #145Walnut Creek, CA 94595 Visit their web site at