Our loving husband, father and grandfather, Evan “Leon” Mecham, age 86, passed away March 21, 2021 surrounded by his family at his home in Ammon, Idaho. Leon was born at home on May 31, 1934 in Firth, Idaho. He was the first of 12 children born to Evan Lyon Mecham and Evelyn Iris Schiess Mecham. He was raised in Victor, Firth and Blackfoot; he attended school in Blackfoot. On October 29, 1954 he married the love of his life, Charlotte Ann Parsons, in the Idaho Falls Temple. Together they raised 5 children in Blackfoot, Pingree, Rockford and Rexburg. They moved to 10 different homes while raising their children. After retirement, they moved to their 11th and final home in Ammon.