James Dwight Evans, Sr., 72, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at his residence.
Born Dec. 20, 1933, at Hollow Rock, Tenn., son of the late Eulon Carl and Eular Mae Bucie Evans, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War. He was a bus driver and janitor for Campbell School and a member of the Huie Baptist Church in Gideon, Mo.
On Oct. 13, 1953, in Carthage, Miss. he married Wilma Sue Walker, who preceded him in death on April 17, 2006. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Velma Powers and one brother, Bob Evans.
Survivors include two daughters, Shonda Vannasdall and husband, Gerry and Belinda Dillard and husband, David, all of Campbell; one son, James "Jimmy" Dwight Evans, Jr. and wife, Kelly, of Eminence, Mo.; three brothers, Bill Evans and wife, Glenda and Carl Joe Evans, all of Campbell and Charles Evans, of Parsons, Tenn.; two sisters, Juanita Reed, of Campbell and Virginia Stokely and husband, John, of Kennett; seven grandchildren, Karen Fielder and Rusty and Jacob Tinnon, all of Campbell, Melanie Fielder, of Holcomb, Mo., Brendan and Jylianna Evans, both of Clarkton, Mo., and Russell Burris, of Eminence, Mo., and two great-grandchildren, Cody and Madison Fielder, both of Campbell.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Paul Starnes and Andy Evans officiating.
Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery-Landess Addition at Campbell.