J.D. Evans


J.D. Evans

J.D. Harold Evans, 93, was born on July 13, 1924, to Arthur and Lula Ellis Evans. He passed away on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, to be with Jesus, his precious Savior.

He was a lifelong resident of Bradley County and he was retired from Maytag. He was a deacon of his church, Faith Memorial. He loved to give presents to the needy on Christmas Day! He worked hard in his garden as long as he could.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Shirley Evans; his wife, Mildred Jane Burchfield Evans; sisters, Alberta Pruitt and Inez Shell; brothers, Mack Evans and Birch Evans; and his stepmother, Lois Evans.

He is survived by his son, Harold Evans, and wife, Debra; two grandchildren, Summer White, and husband, Sam, of Cleveland; Daisy Owenby, and husband, Joshua, of McDonald; four great-grandchildren: Trinity and Paris Sellers of Cleveland, and Alexandria and Isaac Owenby, of McDonald; and a sister, Alicene Dunn of Etowah, whom he loved very much.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Strickland officiating.

Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, with a white dove release ceremony and bagpipes concluding the service.

The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home prior to the service.

Send a message of condolence and view the Evans family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.


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