TUCSON, Ariz. — Jack Evans Bivin, 86, of Tucson, Ariz., died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
He was born Oct. 7, 1925, in Parsons to Lucille and Arrah Bivin. He served in the Air Force. He was a pilot and radio technician for the U.S. Forest Service in Idaho, Utah and Arizona. In 1969, he piloted one of the vintage B-25 aircraft used during the making of the movie “Catch-22.”
On Dec. 21, 1946, he married Mildred Irene Wise in Glenns Ferry, Idaho. She survives.
Other survivors include a son, Gary Jack Bivin of Gilbert, Ariz.; a daughter, Judy Ann Bivin of Tucscon, Ariz.; two granddaughters; a great-grandson; and two brothers, Jerry Bivin of Cleveland, Ohio, and Ken Bivin of Kalama, Wash.
No service is planned. Bring’s Broadway Chapel of Tuscon is in charge of arrangements.