GREENVILLE -- Stacy J. Evans, 84, died Monday.
The funeral will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. at The Memorial Baptist Church. Entombment will be in the mausoleum at Pinewood Memorial Park.
A Duplin County native, Mr. Evans attended Campbell University. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was stationed in the South Pacific. In 1956 he began working for the Agricultural Stabilization & Conservation Services (ASCS) office in Duplin County. He moved to Pitt County in 1961 as assistant ASCS manager and served as executive director until he retired in 1975.
Mr. Evans was a member of the Greenville Masonic Lodge # 284 A.F.&A.M., the Association of Retired Federal Employees, the Gideons International North Camp. He also was a member of The Memorial Baptist Church, where he had served as Deacon for many years and taught the C.J. Ellen Sunday School Class. His hobbies were gardening and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Baker Evans; a daughter, Althea Evans McNairy and her husband, Sydney, of Winterville; three sons, J. Keith Evans and his wife, Dorothy Hooks, of Mount Olive, Steve J. Evans and his wife, Debbie Statler, of Greenville, and Phillip B. Evans and his special friend, Barbara, of Mount Olive; six grandchildren, Eric Nolen-Weathrington, Jason Weathrington, Cassie Evans Williamson, Kelly Price, Elizabeth Evans and Austin J. Evans; a great-grandchild, Nolen-Weathrington; and five brothers, Wendell Evans of Magnolia, Ed M. Evans of Wilmington, Harold Evans of Wallace, Darwin Evans and John Evans, both of Mount Olive
He was preceded in death by a sister, Eldred Evans Wells of Kinston.
The family will receive friends today from 6 until 8 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to The Gideons International North Camp, P.O. Box 20062, Greenville, N.C., 27858; or The Memorial Baptist Church, 1510 SE Greenville Blvd.., Greenville, N.C., 27858.
Published in Obituaries on March 15, 2005 2:37 PM