Mr. Evans was a retired multi–million mile truck driver; he was also a licensed amateur ham radio operator. Mr. Evans was a member of the Sugar Creek Baptist Church.
Mr. Evans was preceded in death by his parents and by one son, Ricky Evans.
Mr. Evans is survived by his wife, Lori Lynn Brandon Evans of Murray; two daughters, Debbie Pfannerstill and Shelia Haynes all of Murray; two sons, Larry Evans of Murray and Chris Evans of Paris, Tenn.; two step sons, Robert Bickerton of Hamlin, and Jeremy Rogers of Murray; mother of his children Wanda Morrison of Murray; as well as several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Graveside services were held on Thursday, December 29, at the Ledbetter Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Paul Bogard officiating. Burial followed.