2011-10-08 / Obituaries

James “Jim” W. Evans, Jr.

James “Jim” W. Evans, Jr., 46 of Lancaster, went home to be with his Savior on Sunday, October 2, 2011, at the Pickering House.

Jim was a car salesman for Bob-Boyd Ford, a graduate of Lancaster High School Class of 1984 and enjoyed camping fishing and working on cars.

He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Doreen M. Robberts Evans; children, Carleen, Cassandra, Jimmy, and Dalton; mother, Beverly Bradford of Lancaster; brothers, Mike (Tammy) Smith of Crooksville and Mark Smith of Lancaster; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Carl and Helen Watters Robberts of Thornville; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Brenda (Dick Mentz) Swyers of Lancaster, and Pam and Duane Robberts of Thornville; and special friends, Susan Howson and Michael O’Dell.

A thank you to the staff of the Pickering House and FairHoPe hospice for their care of Jim.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Chet Smith, sister, Carla Smith Collin; grandparents, James and Juanita Evans, and brother-in-law, Leon Owen Robberts.

Funeral service was held October 5, 2011, in the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Lancaster, with Pastors Bill Brown and William Syfert officiating. Burial followed in Maple Grove Cemetery, Baltimore. .

Memorial gifts may be given to the family c/o the funeral home. To send an online condolence, and sign the guest book, please visit www.funeralhome.com.

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