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Evan M. Olney Sanchey


Marine Corps

Date of Birth:

Date of Death:

February 11, 1987

May 19, 2010

Place of Death:


Cemetery Location:

Grave site:

Dallas, Texas

Reservation Community Memorial Park

Wapato, WA

Not Listed

Evan M. Sanchey, 23, a Marine corporal from Union Gap, Yakima County, was returning home on leave from Afghanistan when he was struck and killed May 19 in a hit-and-run at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport. He was a member of the Yakama Nation.

Obit: Evan M. Sanchey
Announcement dated May 22, 2010
Marine Corps L. Cpl. Evan Matthew Sanchey, 23, of Union Gap diedWednesday in Irving, Texas. He was born in Yakima. He joined the Marine Corps in August 2007 and had been serving in Afghanistan since March 2010.

Survivors include his parents, Jacqueline and David Phillips of Union Gap; two brothers, Jared Sanchey and Ivan Sanchey, both of Union Gap; and his grandmothers, Alice Durant of Toppenish and Vivian Adams of Wapato.

Services are pending. Arrangements are by Merritt Funeral Home.

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