November 27, 2021, 88, Goldsboro –
James L. Evans, 88, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Salisbury.
James was born in Johnston County on March 3, 1933, to the late Charlie Leon Evans and Lanie Creech Evans. He had retired from Southern Optical in Greensboro. James proudly served his country in the United States Army.
A graveside service celebrating James’ life will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The family will greet friends at the cemetery immediately following the service.
James is survived by his daughter, Karen Daniels (Scott Thacker); son, James L. Evans, Jr. (Betsy); grandchildren, Zachery Daniels Kendrick Evans, Cameron Evans, Robbie Evans; sisters, Joyce Sauls and Janice Curfman; and brother, Bill N. Evans.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Della Marie Evans; brothers, Clifton W. Evans, Percy F. Evans and Herbert Y. Evans; and sister, Hazel Crawford.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.