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L. Wayne Evans Sr. Obituary
POQUOSON - L. Wayne Evans Sr., 74, a native & lifelong resident of Poquoson, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013 at home surrounded by his family. He worked the water early on tonging oysters in the James River, and then worked as a carpenter & "jack of all trades" in home construction for most of his life, which he enjoyed. Wayne was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, and Poquoson Masonic Lodge #49, AF & AM. He and Paulette were very active and generous in local fund raising efforts. They enjoyed their regular gathering of friends at Messick Point, and especially vacations to Myrtle Beach with good friends, Bud & Jean Southall. Wayne was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of 53 years, Paulette; mother, Helen Quinn; father, Sidney Franklin Evans Sr.; and grandson, James Sidney Evans. He is survived by his daughter, Glory Evans Rabon (Dave); three sons, Wayne Evans (Belinda), Chris Evans, (Marcie), and David Lee Evans (Valarie); two brothers, Sidney F. Evans Jr. and Timothy Cole Evans (Laura); a sister, Linda Hill (Bob); nine grandchildren, Katie Richert (Brad), Dustin Rabon, Jacob Evans, Brandon Evans, Jessica Evans, Caleb Evans, Taylor Evans, Amanda Evans, and Christen Evans; special sister-in-law, Pat McDowell; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. The family will receive friends tonight, 6-8:00 PM, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, and other times at Glory's home, 224 N. Lawson Road. A celebration of Wayne's life will be held Thursday, 11:00 AM, at Trinity United Methodist Church, Poquoson, by Rev. Charles R. Stacy and Pastor Buddy Chapman. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton, with Masonic rites. Memorial contributions may be made to the , P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA, 23058-5216. Online condolences to www.claytorrollins.com . "He will be truly missed by all his family and friends".
Published in Daily Press on May 8, 2013
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