SHREVEPORT, LA - Services honoring the life of John E. Evans, Jr. will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 2, 2012, at Rose-Neath Marshall Street Chapel. Officiating will be Dr. Steve Fowler of NorthPoint United Methodist Church where John was a member. Entombment will follow in Forest Park Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Friday morning until service time at the funeral home.
John was a graduate of Byrd High School in 1943, and served in the U.S. Air force during WWII
. After the war, he attended college at Centenary for one year before transferring to L.S.U. where he earned his B.S. Degree. He was an avid Tiger fan and a fraternity member of the Kappa Alpha Order. John retired from Bird & Son, Inc. in 1988 after 33 years of service.
His parents, John E. and Helen Evans, preceded John in death. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Margaret "Bye" Thompson Evans of Shreveport, LA; and cousins, Sharon Kilpatrick and husband, Ralph of West Monroe, LA and Ricky Kilpatrick and wife, Cindy of Shreveport, LA.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the