Don Evig 66, of Greeley, CO passed away January 2, 2019. He was born February 14, 1952 in Longmont, CO to Donald and Patricia (Richards) Evig.
He grew up in Longmont and graduated from Longmont High School. Don married Linda Archer in Greeley in 1997. He worked for Weld County for 15 years as a heavy equipment operator, driving a road grader in the Severance area. Don knew every dog on his route and always handed out treats to them.
Don enjoyed gardening and fishing and could fix anything. He loved bowling with his dad in Longmont as well as in Greeley leagues and bowled seven 300 games. Don built a 3-wheel trike motorcycle which he rode with the Sleigh Riders where he was the actual Santa for the group for the past 12 years.
He was a member of the Sleigh Riders motorcycle group and several bowling leagues.
Don is survived by his wife, Linda Archer; sons, Jayven “J.J.” Evig of Greeley, Jon and Joe Evig of Longmont; and sister, Toni Evig of Belleview, WA.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Walt and Buzz; and sister, Cindy.
Cremation with private services will be held in Longmont.
Memorial contributions may be made to “Sleigh Riders” to benefit Santa Cops in care of Adamson Life Celebration Home, 2000 47th Avenue, Greeley, CO 80634.
Condolences may be sent to the family at AdamsonCares.com