William H. Evans


William H. Evans, 85, Russiaville, formerly of Forest, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, at his home. He was born Oct. 19, 1933, in Clinton County, the son of the late Delmas and Berneice (Robertson) Evans. On Feb. 21, 1956, he married Carol R. Avery, who preceded him in death on Jan. 19, 2019.
William served with the United States Army, earning the rank of sergeant. William began his career at the age of 18 working for Yeoman Stone and Sand Co. and later retired from Martin Marietta as the assets administrator. William was a member of the Russiaville Historical Society, the Russiaville Park and Tree Board, and served on the Forest Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed woodworking, restoring antique tractors, and tractor/heavy equipment shows.
William is survived by his daughters, Kandas Caine, and Kimberly Evans; grandchildren, William (BrittLee) Bolton, Christopher Bolton, Bridget (Javier) Cordero, Sabrina Caine (Dickey Bolen), and Amanda (Joe) Gifford; great-granddaughter, Mya Bolton; sister, Nancy (Gerry) Schoff; and several nieces and nephews. Bill was loved and will be missed by many.
William was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brother, Max Evans; sister, Doris Johnson; and granddaughter, Amber Caine.
A graveside service for family and friends will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019, at St. Paul Cemetery in Forest. Stout & Son Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.
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Published on June 12, 2019
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Bill Yeoman
Jun 13, 2019
Bill was the guiding positive force for us young workers at the quarry. Always helpful, cool, calm and collected. He had a fantastic sense of humor! Very talented man. Truly all fond memories of Bill.