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Sidney Franklin Evans Jr. Obituary
POQUOSON - Sidney Franklin "Sid" Evans Jr., 79, a native & lifelong resident of Poquoson, passed peacefully on Saturday, September 6, 2014 surrounded by his daughters. Sid retired from Newport News Shipbuilding after 43 years, where he was Captain of the tugboat, "Dauntless". He was well known for feeding anyone in the Yard aboard his tug. Sid was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Poquoson; a life member of Poquoson Volunteer Fire Dept, the Knights of Pythias Friendship Lodge #161 and Charity Lodge #10; and a member of Hampton Elks Lodge #366. He enjoyed Hampton Saturday night Block parties and entertaining friends aboard "Sid's Headache". He was a regular member of the "George's Restaurant Club", and was an avid Dale Earnhardt Sr. fan. Sid was preceded in death by his father, Sidney Franklin Evans Sr.; mother, Helen Louise Quinn; brother & sister-in-law, Wayne & Paulette Evans; and grandparents, Winnie Powell & Sidney Cole Evans. He is survived by his daughters, Kathy Evans Brauer (Chris), Trish Evans Huheey (Phil), and Carol Evans Daly (Joe); brother, Timmy Cole Evans (Laura); sister, Linda Hill (Bob); grandchildren, Stewart, Shannon, Kendall, Kaela, Jessica, Jamie, and Jordan; and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. The family will receive friends tonight, 7-8:30 PM, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, and other times at 60 Odd Road, Poquoson. A Celebration of Sid's life will be held Tuesday, 11:00 AM, at Trinity United Methodist Church by Rev. Charles R. Stacy and Chaplain Angela Ward Costello. Entombment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Hampton. Memorial contributions may be made to Poquoson Volunteer Fire Dept., P. O. Box 2099, Poquoson, VA, 23662, or to , 213 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg, 23185. "His colorful, outgoing personality will be sadly missed by all who knew him."
Published in Daily Press from Sept. 7 to Sept. 8, 2014
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