Roy William Evans

Roy William Evans

Suffolk, VA
? - 05.12.2017
Birthplace
Hertford, NC

Roy Evans, 80, died peacefully May 12, 2017 with his wife Jo Ann by his side. He was born in Hertford, NC. Roy was an active member of MagnoliaUnitedMethodistChurch and the Savage Bible Class. He served as treasurer of the United Methodist Men for eight years, and participated in the Prime Time Singers. Roy was stationed at Ft. Knox, KY and served in the Virginia Army National Guard for six years. He was a past member of Suffolk Cosmopolitan Club, serving as president, and also served as president of the Magnolia Ruritan Club. He was manager of B.F. Goodrich in Suffolk for 16 years, and served as a Deputy in the Suffolk Sheriff’s Department, from where he retired after 20 years.

Roy was preceded in death by his father and mother, Winborne and Mary Evans, sister Della Nowell and brothers Lloyd and Vivian. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jo Ann H. Evans, one son W.J. Clark Evans and wife Ellen of Midlothian, VA, two grandchildren William J. C. Evans II of Watertown, MA, and Lauren E. Evans of Midlothian, VA, and one brother Robert O. Evans, Sr. of Edenton, NC, along with several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 16 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at R. W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, Suffolk. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 17 at 11:00 at Magnolia United Methodist Church; a reception will follow. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to either Magnolia UMC 1764 Wilroy Rd Suffolk, VA 23434 or the Alzheimer’s Association 6350 Center Dr. # 102 Norfolk, VA 23502. Condolences may be offered below.

 
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R.W. Baker & Co.
509 W. Washington St.
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States

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Magnolia Methodist Church
1764 Wilroy Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States

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Magnolia United Methodist Church
1764 Wilroy Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States

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Alzheimer's Association
6350 Center Dr., #102
Norfolk, VA 23502
United States

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Jo Ann & family, Cindy and I want to express our sincere condolences in Roy's passing. We are praying for God's comfort and peace for you all during this time and in the days ahead keeping the faith in His promises. ...He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” Rev.21:4

Carlisle & Cindy Campbell

Jo Anne, we, the choir, share in your grief. We missed both you and Roy singing with us and were so sorry when health problems arose and you could not be with us. Our sincerest Sympathy's to you and the family. Roy will be missed.

Prime Time Singers

JoAnn and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of Roy's passing. Many warm and caring thoughts are with you during this difficult time. May it somehow be a help and comfort to know how often you are thought of through the days that come and go. Prayers go out to you and your family. Please let us know if you need anything.

Betty and Mike Mazie

Betty and Mike Mazie

Prayers and condolences to Roy's family from a past employee and friend.His humor and infectious laugh will be missed.Roy was one of my first and best bosses when he and I worked at B.F.Goodrich...

Ronald Hatfield Jr.

Dear JoAnn and Family,
On behalf of the City of Suffolk Treasurer's Office, I want to extend to you and your family our sincerest sympathy on the loss of Roy. We have many fond memories of Roy when he was a Deputy with the Sheriff's Department. It was always a pleasure to be in his company. I know that he will be missed greatly by his family and friends. Please know that you and your family our in our thoughts and prayers.
Sincerely,
Ronald H. Williams, City Treasurer and Office Staff

Ronald H. Williams

Clark, I don't think I have seen you since high school, but I just wanted to let you know that I am sorry to hear about the passing of your Daddy. Hope everything is going well with you and your family. Sincerely, Jim Clark (please allme anytime 373-0185)

Jim Clark

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