Arthur Craig Evans
1949 - 2021
Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home
705 Davie Ave
Statesville, NC
Arthur Craig Evans

August 19, 1949 - July 18, 2021

Arthur Craig Evans, 71, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021, in Statesville.

He was born Aug. 19, 1949, to Henry Malloy Evans and Jean Craig Evans in Greenville, S.C.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Bridget Gilbert Evans of Statesville; brother, Henry Malloy Evans Jr. (Catharine) of Spartanburg, S.C.; sister, Jean Craig Evans of Cambridge, Mass.; mother-in-law, Charlene Gilbert of Statesville; brother-in-law, Carl Gilbert Jr.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Arthur spent most of his life in Belton, S.C., where he attended primary and elementary school. He furthered his education at the Wil Lou Gray Opportunity School in Columbia, S.C., and Tri-County Technical College in Pendleton, S.C.

Arthur was employed with Daniel Construction in Sandy Springs (Michelin) and later at other sites across South Carolina. He went on to work at the Patrick B. Harris Hospital. He was named the Employee of the Year by the state of South Carolina, before retiring in 1995.

Arthur was active in the Little People of America Organization, attending both state and national meetings. It was here that he met his wife, Bridget. He was a member of the Belton Presbyterian Church and volunteered with the Belton Rescue Squad and Meals on Wheels.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Belton Presbyterian Church, 405 Jim Russell Way, Belton, SC 29627; or Belton Rescue Squad, 14515 SC-20, Belton, SC 29627; or to Carolinian Chapter of the Little People Association c/o Tracy Ballard - Treasurer, 1514 12th Fairway Dr., Concord, NC 28027.

A graveside service will be conducted by Dr. John LeHeup Friday, July 23, at 2 p.m., at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery, 1508 Charles Raper Jonas Hwy., Mt. Holly, NC 28120.

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Published by Statesville Record & Landmark on Jul. 21, 2021.
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Bridget, I read of Authurs passing in the Belton News and I was very sad to read it. I want you to know that you and Arthur mean so very much to me and to my kids. Ryan truely thought that Authur was his playmate.We have shared many good times together and I will always hold you in a special place in my heart. Thank you for sharing your love ,your home and your group meeting with me. I hope that your grief will soon be replaced with all the wonderful times that you and Arthur shared together. I love you and my prayers are with you and your family.
Tammie Kay
July 31, 2021
I was friends with Arthur in Belton in 1969 - 1972. He taught me how to drive his car. I'm so sorry for your loss. He was precious.
Mary Davis Haynes
July 22, 2021
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
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