Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Loyd Eugene Evans, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Tuesday, May 17, 2022, after a period of declining health. Mr. Evans was born in Banks County, Georgia a son of the late Fletcher Leander Evans and the late Elsie Mae Savage Evans. Mr. Evans was a U.S. Army Veteran a member of Bethany Methodist Church, and along with his family operated a Poultry, Egg and Cattle farm. In addition to his parents, Mr. Evans is preceded by sisters, Lacordia and Annie Lois Evans, Mary Loggins, Ola Mae Carlan, Ethel Morgan and Viola Standridge. Brothers, Lee, Lonzo, Connie and Elton Evans.
Loyd enjoyed a successful career in the Construction Industry first starting as a young man with Alvin Payne Construction. After learning the trade, he began a career with S.J. Curry Construction Company and Alcon Associates, Albany, Georgia. Loyd supervised various commercial construction projects across the Southeast which consisted of Water Treatment Facilities, Prisons, numerous buildings on the University of Georgia Campus and Hospitals. After retiring from the Construction Industry, he became a Co-Founder along with his son, of Evans Funeral Home, Evans Memory Gardens and Northeast Georgia Crematory in Jefferson, Georgia.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-six years, Carolyn Wilkes Evans of Jefferson. Son, Stan Evans (Cathy) of Jefferson, daughter, Suzanne Cummings (Billy) of Jefferson. One sister, Montine E. Davis of Jefferson. Four grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Friday, May 20, 2020, from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Johnny Ray officiating with burial to follow in Evans Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 12:00 – 2:00 Friday at Evans Funeral Home prior to the service. Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are Timothy Duke, Billy Cummings, Mattux Ledbetter, Gerald Standridge, Tommy Nabors, Jimmy Loggins, Doug Evans, Jerry Davis, Ronnie Evans and Wallace Evans.
No flowers please. Memorials may be made to the Mattux Ledbetter Kidney Transplant Fund at any Wells Fargo Bank or to the Georgia Kidney Foundation, 270 Peachtree Street #1040, Atlanta, Georgia. 30303 or at www.kidney.org
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