Carl Gustav (Gus) Evers
1967 - 2016
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Carl Gustav (Gus) Evers


Carl Gustav (Gus) Evers, 49, died Tuesday, September 6, 2016, in Jackson. Gus was born August 23, 1967, to the late, Dr. Carl Gustav of Lake Benton, MN., and Jan Magee Evers of Tylertown, MS. He lived in Jackson all his life graduating from Murrah High School and a participant in the APAC program. He attended the University of Mississippi and was an active member of Chi Psi fraternity. He graduated from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida with a degree in visual communications. Prior to graduation he received the Governor's Visual Communications Award. At the time of his death he was employed by the University of Mississippi Medical Center GI Department. "We are so sorry to hear about the news this morning. My deepest condolence to your family. Everyone in our GI lab loved Gus and he will be missed by all of us. He loved to draw cartoons in the GI lab. The last two pictures he drew will print one out, frame and hang it in the GI lab", said Dr. Shou Jiang Tang. "He was a special guy who brought a lot of humor to our lab and uplifted us and he will be missed", said Jim Sones, M.D., Chief, Division Digestive Diseases.Gus was original. He was witty and creative. For years he helped design and construct winning floats for the Hal's St. Paddy's Day parade. At the same time he designed and wore costumes both brilliant in creativity and color. He was an original member of the Shamrock Gator Society, now known as the Rude Men. He enjoyed playing in many local soccer leagues. Gus was preceded in death by his father, Dr. Carl Gustav Evers, infant nephew Charles Nelson Crump, cousin, Donnie Evers and uncle, Ewald Evers. He is survived by his mother, Jan Magee Evers; sister, Karen Evers (Bryan Robertson); his sister, Julie Crump and nephew, Charles Jackson Crump; aunt, Katy Magee Johnson (Bill) cousins, Tiffany Nation Moreira and her children, Christian, Noah and Addison Hughes; cousins, Summerlyn Nation and her children, Ella, Phoebe and Jack Coulter; cousins, Laura Magee, Sandra Kiekel (Bill); aunt, Alice Kern; uncles, Donnie Evers (Diane), Norman Evers (Diana); and cousins, Brian Evers, Heather Cwach, Colin Evers and Chad Evers.Visitation will be at noon on Friday with funeral service to follow at 2pm at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 5400 Old Canton Road, Jackson, MS 39211. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 5400 Old Canton Road, Jackson, MS. 39211 or the Carl G. Evers, M.D. Society at UMMC, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216.

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Published in Clarion Ledger on Sep. 8, 2016.
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September 6, 2020
Jan Magee Evers
September 19, 2016
I will miss GUs. Very very sad. Breaks my heart.
Thaddeus Buckley
September 10, 2016
Have Known Gus good part of my life...Sorry for his family's loss
Wendy Nixon
September 9, 2016
You will be missed more than you could ever know.
Kevin & Joanne (JoJo) Hamilton
September 9, 2016
I haven't seen Gus since the MHS days and slightly beyond, When I heard of his passing my heart was sad. He always talked with a smile. His grace left the world a better place.
Craig Anderson
September 9, 2016
We are so very sorry for your loss. There are no words to ease your pain; but, may you find comfort knowing that so many people love you and are praying for you...
Kathy Ginn Riley
September 9, 2016
Deeply saddened by your loss. Holding each of you closely in my heart and in my prayers.
Andy Boone
September 9, 2016
Jan, karen and Julie---I know words of sympathy do not obliterate the reality of grief, but may i share some of that pain with you. Lord, be thou our guide when we journey through waters that are uncharted. We love and miss you.
Billie Jeffcoat
September 9, 2016
I've never known anyone with such a sharp wit and the ability to bring a smile to everyone he met. Such an honor to have known Gus. I will miss him greatly.

My thoughts and prayers are with Gus' family and all that have been blessed to have known him. I'm very sorry for your loss!
David DeGuire
September 9, 2016
Sending you my thoughts and prayers in the passing of your wonderful son. Love to you and your family.
patricia warren
September 8, 2016
How very sad. I remember when he was born. I will miss his popping in & out of the house, but not nearly as much as you all will.
My love to each of you,
Judy Gatling
September 8, 2016
I wish I had known him. you certainly can see resemblence of both parents in this photo. . I am very sorry for the family's loss. He certainly sounds like he was very much fun. I know he will be missed. Love to y'all. Jona
Jona Keeton
September 8, 2016
I could always see Gus's genuinely kind spirit in his eyes and in his smile. Humor, creativity, and kindness were his calling cards. Fare thee well, Gus. I hope to see you on the other side.

Jennifer Boone Tomlinson
Jennifer Tomlinson
September 8, 2016
Renalda Jaynes
September 8, 2016
Gus Evers you will be missed. He was a very talented man and a Chi Psi Brother. YITB, Eternal Rest Gus!

Steve Knox
Gamma '80
September 8, 2016
I am sorry for your loss. Gus was a very talented artist. I remember him at Ole Miss designing the Chi Psi tshirts and they were always fantastic! I still have them!
Angel Morgan
September 8, 2016
Jan and Katy, so sorry to read about your loss. I will be praying for your precious family.
Dale Tillman
September 8, 2016
So very sorry for your loss.
Trudy Harvey Griffin
September 8, 2016
Gus was a true light in my life, his smile will be missed.
Dawn Henderson
September 8, 2016
I would like to offer my deep condolences for your loss. May your family find peace and comfort in knowing sickness, pain and death will one day be no more.
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