May 15, 2022, 87, Goldsboro –
Aaron H. Evans, 87, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. He was born in Selma, North Carolina to the late L.R. and Rosa Evans on May 1, 1935. In addition to his parents, Aaron was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis P. Evans; brother, Rayford Evans; and sisters, Ila Capps, Maylon Howell, Essie Gibbs, Beatrice Ketner, and Rose Bailey.
For 28 years, Aaron worked with the Goldsboro Fire Department and retired with the rank of Lieutenant. Aaron also had a painting business and painted many homes and business’ in the Goldsboro area. He also enjoyed playing golf at the area courses and going fishing as time allowed him to do so.
Aaron is survived by his daughter, Dawn Anderson and husband, Keith of Goldsboro; son, Gage Evans and wife, Verna of Albertson; grandchildren, Chelsea Duffy (Brian) of Goldsboro, Shelle Smith (CJ) of Goldsboro, Taylor Sebald (Kayla) of LaGrange, Sierra Stroud (Jacob) of Deep Run; and great-grandchildren, Connor, Chloe and Colin Duffy; and Ayven Stroud.
He is also survived by his brother, Wilton Evans (Inez) of Selma; sister, Grace Reeves of Kenly; sisters-in-law, Betty Evans of Selma, Marguerite Greene (Harry) of Selma, and Kay Creech (Robert) of Southport; brother-in-law, Mihlon Pilkington (Connie) of Selma; as well as several nieces and nephews.
At his request, there will be no formal service.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center; Alzheimer’s Association or the charity of one’s choice.
Services are entrusted to the care of Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.