Ronald Evans’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

November 10, 1933

Death Date

Apr 7, 1990

Age of Death

56 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States



The astronaut Ronald Evans died at the age of 56. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Apollo astronaut who served as command module pilot of Apollo 17 in 1972.

He flew combat missions in Vietnam after completing his flight training in 1957.

HIs first words when he took his walk in space were slightly less poetic than Neil Armstrong’s; he said ‘Hot diggity dog!’

He had two children with wife Jan.

He was the backup command module pilot for Charles M. Duke on the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project.

How did Ronald Evans die?

Evans died in his sleep of a heart attack at his home in Scottsdale on April 7, 1990.