Mr. William David Evans, age 67, of Summerville, GA, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at DeKalb Regional Medical Center in Fort Payne, AL.
Mr. Evans was born April 22, 1949, in LaFayette, GA, son of the late Wade Allen Evans and Sara Evelyn Allmon Evans. He was a member of the Old Path Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, and Choir Director. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a Crew Leader with Mohawk. Mr. Evans was a veteran of the United States Army having served in Vietnam where he earned the Purple Heart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Claude Evans and Roy Evans; sisters, Hattie Elsberry, Dorothy Pettyjohn, and Ann Ramey; nieces, Pat Hanson and Anna Thompson.
Mr. Evans is survived by his wife, Regina Cornett Evans; son and daughter-in-law, David and Carla Evans; daughter and son-in-law, Joy and Chad Dodd; sisters and brother-in-law, Sarah and Russell Woodall, Liz Lee; grandchildren, Cameron Evans, Aubree Evans, Laney Dodd, and Libby Dodd; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Evans will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, April 15, 2017, from the Old Path Baptist Church with Rev. Kyle Price, Rev. George Ashburn, and Rev. Al Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the Subligna Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be his Mohawk friends and his church family.
Mr. Evans will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Friday, April 14, 2017.
Charitable donations may be made to:
American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123