Raymond J. Evans (1951 - 2018)

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    - Sherrie Curtis
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Raymond J. Evans, age 66, of Ponce De Leon, FL passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018 surrounded by his family at his home. He was born June 18, 1951 in DeFuniak Springs, FL. Raymond spent almost fifty years of his life working on the intercoastal waterways as a tugboat pilot. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing with friends and family, watching the western channel, listening to George Jones, and cheering on Alabama football. Roll Tide!

He is preceded in death by his parents, Cecil Raymond Evans and Hattie Mae Byrd Sargent; one sister, Carolyn Hayslip; one brother, Charles Wayne Evans and wife Anna; and one grandson Joseph Daniel Evans.

Raymond is survived by one daughter, Linda Curtis and husband Eric of Fort Walton Beach, Fl; one son, Charles Daniel Evans and wife Christina of DeFuniak Springs, FL; three grandchildren, Alexis Curtis, Dawson Evans, and Kaydie Evans; one brother, Roy Evans and wife Evelyn of Ponce De Leon, FL; two sisters, Sandra Beck and husband Dave of Crestview, Fl and Julie Audas and husband Gary of Ponce De Leon, FL; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.

A time of visitation was held Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in the chapel of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 1474 Highway 83 North, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services were held Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Davis-Watkins Funeral Home beginning at 11:00 a.m. with Minister Robin Ford officiating. Committal services followed at Black Creek Cemetery in Freeport. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Behairy, and nurses Ashley and Jessica with 21st Century Oncology, and nurse Wendy with Covenant Hospice of Marianna. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.daviswatkins.com. Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home.
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1474 Hwy 83 N
Defuniak Springs, FL 32433
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Apr. 4, 2018