George T. Evans|
George Evans, 82, passed away on December 20, 2013. He was born May 20, 1931 in Harnett County, N.C. to Lonza and Eunice Evans.
He worked as a chemical engineer and specialized in off-road tires, retiring from the Michelin Company. George was a Past Master and 33rd Degree Mason with the Wayfarer Lodge #789 and was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was involved with biological and chemical weapons research. He attended The Chapel at Fir Hill, was an avid boater on the Portage Lakes and spent his time doing construction and remodeling with his son, Paul. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and traveling to family reunions.
George was preceded in death by his parents and his four brothers and a sister. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sandra; son, Paul (Kelly); grandson, Aaron Christopher Evans; sisters, JoAnn House, Carolyn Martson, and Jackie Ledbetter.
Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd. on Thursday, December 26, 2013 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. with The Wayfarer Lodge conducting a Masonic service at 6:30 p.m. Calling hours will be held at the Jones Funeral Home, located at 303 Chaney Ave., Jacksonville, N.C. 28540 on Saturday December 28, 2013 from 1 to 2 p.m. The New River Masonic Lodge #736 will conduct a Masonic Service on Saturday, December, 28 at 2 p.m. Interment will be at Onslow Memorial Park in Jacksonville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
in memory of George. Funeral home map, directions, and the Evans Family condolence book are available at www.bacherfuneralhome.com.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Dec. 23, 2013