Brian J. Evans - JACKSON, MS - Brian J. Evans, died September 4, 2008 in Jackson, Mississippi. He was 35 years old. Born August 11, 1973, in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, he grew up in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, graduating from Quakertown Community High School in 1991. After high school, Brian enlisted in the United States Navy, completed basic training in Orlando, Florida, completed naval intelligence school in Norfolk, Virginia, and during the course of his enlistment, he was stationed in San Diego, California and Lemoore, California. After his honorable discharge for serving his country, Brian attended Georgia Southern University, Atlantic Armstrong State University, the University of Georgia, and Savannah State University, graduating with a bachelor of science in history in 2004. Brian then received his juris doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law in 2007. After passing the Louisiana bar exam, Brian practiced criminal law in New Orleans. Brian was an avid reader, enjoyed physical fitness, and spending time with his family and friends. Brian is survived by his fiancŽ, Rachel Yasbeck of New Orleans, Louisiana, his parents, Harry and Terry Evans of Savannah, Georgia, his brother and sister-in-law, Brad and Jennifer Evans of Madison, Georgia, his nephews, Bennett and Driver Evans of Madison, Georgia, his grandmother, Nancy Gross of Quakertown, Pennsylvania, his uncle, Barry Gross of Jamison, Pennsylvania, his uncle, Eric Gross of Allentown, Pennsylvania, his aunt, Pam Roeder of Quakertown, Pennsylvania, and his aunt, Linda Strehlau of Quakertown, Pennsylvania. Private services were held in Madison, Georgia on September 9, 2008. A.E. Carter Funeral Home 706-752-1790 Savannah Morning News September 11, 2008 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries .
Published in Savannah Morning News on Sep. 11, 2008.