|Date of birth:||February 13, 1941|
|Place of birth:||State College, Pennsylvania|
|Date of death:||May 23, 2013(aged 72)|
|Place of death:||Knoxville, Tennessee|
|NFL Draft:||1964 / Round: 1 / Pick 14|
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Richard Theodore Evey (February 13, 1941 – May 23, 2013) was an offensive tackle and defensive tackle in the NFL. He played most of his career with the Chicago Bears. After his football career, Evey became a land developer in Blount County, Tennessee, where he was involved in restoring historic Perry's Mill, a working gristmill in Walland, Tennessee.
On May 23, 2013, Evey died from dementia and primary progressive aphasia. From 2007 until his death, Evey was a recipient of the 88 Plan, designed to help former NFL players suffering from Alzheimer's disease, ALS, and Parkinson's disease by providing $88,000 annually for medical care.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Dick Evey, who played for Vols from 1961-63, dies at 72
- ↑ Mayer, Larry (July 3, 2013). "Dick Evey's daughter thankful for NFL's 88 Plan". Chicago Bears. http://www.chicagobears.com/news/article-1/Dick-Eveys-daughter-thankful-for-NFLs-88-Plan/e11ca60e-584a-4c19-ac29-183f02fe7697. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
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