David Roy Evans, 72, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family after an extended illness.
He was self-employed for many years, first owning D.R. Evans Welding Services and later owning and operating Crosshairs Shooter Supply.
He and Gale were devoted members of Union Grove Church of Christ. David was also a member of the Cleveland Amateur Radio Club and served the community as a Public Service officer with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office for a number of years. David was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, L.A and Margie Evans; and granddaughter, Jessica Kennett.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 52 years, Gale Evans; children: Patrick Evans, Kim Buckner and spouse, Scott, Shannon Evans, and Andy Evans; grandchildren, Samantha Evans, Dalton Evans (Kristen Ryan), Joey Buckner and spouse, Anna, Addie Banks and spouse, Cody, Emma Evans, and Cole Evans; great-grandchildren: Abegayle Evans, Morgan Thompson, Braydon Johnson, Colton Johnson, and Zoey Buckner; brother, Robert Earl Evans and spouse, Nicki; along with several nieces, nephews, and extended family.
The family will receive friends Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Companion Funeral Home: Cleveland Chapel.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday, April 19, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
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