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Carol Evans Sr. / April 10, 2018

Carol Evans Sr., 80, of Boydton entered eternal rest Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Mecklenburg County Nov. 29, 1937 to the late Charlie Baptist Evans and Fannie Foster Evans Baskerville. He attended West End High School, and was a member of Greenwood Baptist Church, Boydton where he served as a deacon. He was a former employee of Burlington Industries, Inc., retiring after 35 years of service.

Cherishing his memories are his wife, Rosa M. Evans of Boydton; five children, Tracy Duncan (Reggie) of Boydton, Carol Evans Jr. of Radcliff, Ky., Carolyn Evans (Dwight) of La Crosse, Orlando Manzell Evans (Diane) of Vine Grove, Ky., and Joan Barnes of Newark, N.J.; two adopted sons, Robert and George Oliver both of Boydton; 13 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Carnell Evans Sr. (Arvella) of Richmond and Lawrence Baskerville (Annie Lee) of Chase City; two Goddaughters, Crystal Mangum and Laurine Jordan, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an adopted daughter, Fannie Oliver and three brothers, Charlie and William Evans, and George Baskerville Jr.

A funeral was held Sunday, April 8, at the chapel of C. H. Harris Funeral Home, Buffalo Junction with Rev. Toney W. Smith officiating. Interment was private.

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Arrangements are by C. H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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