Dick Evey

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Dick Evey
Date of birth (1941-02-13)February 13, 1941
Place of birth State College, Pennsylvania
Date of death May 23, 2013(2013-05-23) (aged 72)
Place of death Knoxville, Tennessee
Career information
Position(s) Offensive tackle
Defensive tackle
College Tennessee
NFL draft 1964 / Round: 1 / Pick 14
Career history
As player
1964–1969 Chicago Bears
1970 Los Angeles Rams
1971 Detroit Lions
Career stats

Richard Theodore Evey (February 13, 1941 – May 23, 2013)[1] 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.[1]

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.[2]

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