Carl E. Evans, age 82, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018 at Doctors Hospital West in Columbus, Ohio. Carl spent a lifetime dedicated to education and his passion for music ran deep. After earning his bachelor’s degree from the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio, he went on to obtain a masters degree from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. Before retiring from the Ohio Department of Education, Carl held various positions as a teacher, band director, principal and district administrator. His love of music lead him to being a choir director at numerous churches. He was a member of the Columbus Symphony Chorus and the Gospel Ambassadors Quartet and was a current member of the Dublin Wind Symphony. He was preceded in death by parents, Delmus C. and Ruby Evans. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 60 years, Rose Marie; sons Michael (Teresa) Evans of Durham, North Carolina; Steven (Kim) Evans of Dublin, Ohio; daughter, Anne (Nick) Smith of Grove City and Lisa (Dan) Sprague of Mt. Sterling; former daughter-in-law, Jean Evans; grandchildren: Brian (Megan) Smith, Tyler Evans, Stephanie (David) Dubiel, Taylor Evans, Christopher Evans, Nicole Evans, Bradley Sprague and Sarah Sprague; great-granddaughter, Charlotte Dubiel. In lieu of flowers, donations in Carl’s honor may be sent to the Dublin Wind Symphony, c/o Dublin Community Band, PO Box 4132, Dublin, OH 43016. Friends may call 5-7pm Monday, April 9 at Jerry Spears Funeral Home with Crematory, 2693 West Broad St., where memorial service will be held at 7pm.