- Last Updated on 07:40 AM 03/04/13
Mr. Richard Bruce “Rick” Evans of 823 Greenway Drive, South Boston died on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at the age of 59.
He was born Oct. 31, 1953 to Bernard Eugene Evans and Shirley Ann Hieatt Evans and was married to Tamara Sneed Evans.
Rick was a retired maintenance manager at Mecklenburg Power Station for Delta Power Services and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the American Legion Post 8 and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Tamara, of South Boston; one son, Richard Bruce Evans II, of South Boston; three daughters, Christi Rider of Jeffersonville, Ind., Chasity Hawks of Mebane, N.C. and Chariss Evans of Baton Rouge, La.; one sister, Cynthia Michels, of Louisville, Ky.; four brothers, Kevin Evans, Darryl Evans and Chris Evans all of Jeffersonville, Ind., and Scott Evans of Forest; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shawna Lynn Evans.
A funeral service was held on Saturday evening, March 2, 2013, at 7:30 pm at Brooks Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. Burial will take place in New Albany, Ind.
The family received friends at Brooks Funeral Home prior to the service from 6 until 7:30 p.m. and at other times at the home.
The family requests in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592 or Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.