2011-12-10 / Obituaries

Robert Oscar Evans

Robert Oscar Evans, 76 of Baltimore, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2011, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born in Columbus, on April 9, 1935, to the late Oscar A. and Kathleen Harris Evans. He was a 1953 graduate of Liberty Union High School and attended Ohio University on a basketball scholarship. He worked many years in the family business, Evans Furniture and retired from Ohio Valley Flooring in 1994.

He was a veteran of the US Air Force Reserves and a member of Baltimore VFW Post 3761 and Pine Island Community Church in St. James City, Florida.

He is survived by his children, Cindee (Jerry) Tolliver of Cape Coral, Florida, Cheri Evans of Baltimore, and Robert Evans II of Lancaster; ex-wife, Julie Evans of Ft. Myers, Florida; grandchildren, Dalton, Tanner and Whitney Evans all of Lancaster; sisters, JoAnne (Francis) George of Baltimore, Joyce (Ralph) Davis of Galena, Ohio, and Jackie (Chick) McCafferty of Baltimore; brother-in-law, Jack Miller of Michigan; many nieces, nephews, and cousins; and special niece, Susie (Ace) Baily.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Jeanine Miller; and nephews, Phillip and David Miller and Chad Welch.

A Celebration of Life service was held December 7, 2011, at the Baltimore VFW Post 3761. Burial will be at Glen Rest Memorial Estates, Reynoldsburg, at a later date.

Arrangements were handled by the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home and Crematory, Baltimore. To send an online condolence, and sign the guest book, please visit www.funeralhome.com.

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