William EVANS

Family-Placed Death Notice

EVANS, William WILLIAM R. EVANS William R. ("Bill") Evans, 77, of Johns Creek died Saturday at St. Joseph's Hospital following a brief illness. Mr. Evans grew up in Hazel Green, AL. He attended the University of Alabama and served in the United States Army. Upon entering the professional world, he worked primarily in media. His jobs ranged from serving as a radio disc jockey to selling albums for Capitol Records. In 1978, Mr. Evans founded Sound Video Corporation, a family business that he continued to oversee until his passing. A man of strong Christian faith and a great example to those around him, he was a member of Campus Church of Christ, and volunteered weekly with the Norcross Cooperative Ministry for over twelve years. He loved working in his garden growing fresh vegetables for his family and friends, and sharing this passion with the younger generations. Mr. Evans was also a member of the Atlanta Athletic Club in Duluth, where he enjoyed many rounds of golf over the years with some of his closest friends. Defined by his love for his family, Mr. Evans is preceded in death by his brothers Dewey Evans and Kenneth Evans, and his sister Mary Comstock, and is survived by his wife Lee Evans; his sons Michael Evans of Brookhaven and David Evans (Sarah) of Dunwoody; his grandchildren J. Harrison and W. Palmer Evans of Dunwoody; his sister Carolyn Eberts of Walnut Creek, CA; his sister-in-law Dolores Evans of Huntsville, AL; and his beloved nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Norcross Cooperative Ministry, P.O. Box 1489, Norcross, GA 30091, www.norcrossco-op.org. A memorial will be held Thursday, October 10th at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home in Peachtree Corners. The family will receive friends at 10:00 a.m. with a service to follow at 11:00 a.m. Online condolences may be expressed at www.crowellbrothers.com. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Norcross/Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 (770) 448-5757

Funeral Home

Crowell Brothers Funeral Homes & Crematory
5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
(770) 448-5757

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Oct. 8, 2013