Eva Dillon

Obituary of Eva Ruth Dillon




            Eva Ruth (Yoder) Dillon, beloved daughter of Charles and Elva (Wilcox) Yoder, was born in Yale, Oklahoma on September 20, 1944, and was blessed to spend her final days with her loving family at her son’s home in Phillipsburg, Kansas where she peacefully passed away on January 22, 2019, at the age of 74.

            Eva moved with her family to Chase, Kansas in 1952 and graduated from Chase High School. Eva married Chuck Babcock in 1962 and to this union four children were born. Eva later married the love of her life, LeRoi Dillon on February 3, 1996 and gained four more wonderful children. They made their home in Norton and Nickerson, Kansas, before moving to their home in Logan, Kansas.

            Eva enjoyed camping and crafting, but her favorite time was spent with her family, especially her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

            Survivors include: eight children, Diane, and husband, Steve Bliss, Logan, Kansas; James, and wife, Jama Babcock, Kechi, Kansas; Allan, and wife, Deanna Babcock, Lenora, Kansas; Steven, and wife, Christy Babcock, Phillipsburg, Kansas; Wayne, and wife, Marcia Dillon, Hutchinson, Kansas; Annora, and husband, Rick Matzek, Kearney, Nebraska; James, and wife, Michelle Dillon, Kansas City, Missouri; Patricia, and husband, Lee Dreher, Drexel, Missouri; three brothers, Bob, and wife, Doris Yoder, Fort Worth, Texas; Don Weaver, Phoenix, Arizona; Charlie, and wife, Gale Yoder, Hutchinson, Kansas; one sister, Eve, and husband, Jon Wyatt, Norton, Kansas; 24 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; several other relatives and friends.

            Eva was preceded in death by her parents, husband, LeRoi, one brother, Jerry Yoder, and the father of her children, Chuck Babcock.


FUNERAL SERVICE – Friday, January 25, 2019 – 10:30 A.M.

PLACE –Christian Church – Logan, Kansas

VISITATION – Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 5:00 P.M until 7:00 P.M.

                           at the Christian Church, 204 N Douglas St, Logan, Ks 67646

INTERMENT – Pleasant View Cemetery – Logan, Kansas

MEMORIALS – Christian Church in Logan or Eva Dillon Memorial Fund


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