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Bennie James Evans Jr.

Funeral services celebrating the life of Bennie James Evans Jr., 70 of Columbus, formerly of Kirkersville, will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2019, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. until the time of services at 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home, 295 East Main Street, Kirkersville.
Bennie will be inurned with his wife Beverly in the Kirkersville Cemetery at a later date.
Bennie passed away suddenly on Monday, December 16, 2019, at this home in Columbus. He was born in Columbus on January 16. 1949, the son of the late Bennie J and Reah Faye (Willard) Evans.
He worked for the Licking County Planning Commission for 20 years, and was a long time Mayor of the Village of Kirkersville.
He is survived by his loving family: wife, Rikki; daughters, Tonya (John) Rohr, Michelle (Steve) Piatt an Crystal Evans; step daughter, Courtney (Kyle) Rawlings; his siblings, Rosemary Evans, Sandy (Joe) Willis, Tim Evans, Tina (Gary) Chaffin, Mark (Sandy) Evans, Gary Evans and Brooks (Amy) Evans; his grandchildren, Brittany (Andy) Piatt, Zachary (Olivia) Piatt, Brandon and Cole Rohr; great-grandchildren, Zayne, Lennox, Maverick and Kennedy; many nieces and nephews; and his friend of 57 years, Mike Cloud. His canine buddies, Zoey, Zelda and Bella also survive.

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