Born Feb. 10, 1932, in Luxora, Ark., son of the late John and Ola Mae Rogers Evans, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a member of the Spoonerville Baptist Church in Malden and was employed by the Malden Police Department.
On July 20, 1950, in Piggott, Ark., he married Helen Rosalea Menees, who survives.
Survivors also include several nieces, nephews, cousins and three sisters-in-law.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Denise Evans; one sister and eight brothers.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Thursday, July 26, at the Lands Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, July 27, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richard Blagg officiating.
Burial will follow in the Rosewood Cemetery, first addition, in Malden.