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Bernard Anthony Oliver Evans

July 10, 1964 April 15, 2023
Bernard Anthony Oliver Evans
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Staff Sargent Bernard Anthony Oliver Evans Sr (Ben) transitioned on April 15th, 2023 at Centra Health Hospital, Lynchburg, VA.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather: Glouster (Buck) Malone; Grandmother: Pricilla. Maranda Malone; Mother: Deaconess Emma L. Evans; Father: Trustee Lloyd H. Evans Sr.; Stepmom: Gracie P. Evans; Sister: Sylvia E. Gilliam; Brother: Stephon D. Evans; Niece: Keosha Coleman, and numerous other family members

Bernard Anthony Oliver Evans Sr. was baptized at Shiloh Baptist Church Dinwiddie in 1976. He graduated from Dinwiddie County High School in 1982. He was active in Dinwiddie County High School Choir (All State under direction of Shirley Townsend), he loved playing sports.

Bernard Anthony Oliver Evans Sr. enlisted in the United States Army in in 1983, He served as a Chef, played football, basketball, and baseball. He received many awards, trainings, certificates, and achievements. Bernard Anthony Oliver Evans Sr. received an Honorable Discharge on 05/16/1991.

Ben worked as a Developmental Aide for physically and mentally challenged individuals at Central Virginia Training Center (Lynchburg , VA); Ben assembled fenders, hoods and bumper boxes for General Motors: (Flint Michigan). Other jobs: material handler, forklift operator, transported palletized materials and unloaded trucks, warehouseman, record keeper, storage clerk, pulled orders for shipping and receiving,

**United States Army: Equipment Records and Parts Specialist; Material, Storage, and Handling Specialist**

**Decorations, Medals, Badges, Citations, & Campaign Ribbons Awarded or Authorized**

Army Service Ribbons; Overseas Service Ribbons; Natural Defense Service Medals; Good Conduct Medal 2nd Award; Army Commendation Medal; HCO Professional Development Ribbon; Expert Marksmanship Badge Rifle M-16; Expert Marksmanship Badge Grenade.

Ben leaves to cherish his memories 2 Sons Bernard Anthony Oliver Evans Jr. and Jeffrey Edmond (Winston Salem North Carolina), God-son Cornell Evans (Petersburg, VA), and his emotional support dog “Country”, (Madison Heights, VA).

Sisters: Marilyn Jackson (South Chesterfield, VA); Sharon Bolling & Blanch Evans-Taylor

(Lawrence) (Petersburg, VA); Emma Townes (Madison Heights VA); Wanda Dazie-

Coleman (McKenney, VA; Francis (Frankie) Dawson, (Spout

Spring, VA)

Brothers: Lloyd H. Evans Sr (Cynthia) Richmond, VA); Todd R. Evans (Tiffany), and

Honorary Brother Gary Wallace (McKenney, VA)

Nieces: Tomeka Jackson (Petersburg, VA); LaTarsha Jackson (South Chesterfield, VA)

Joy Bolling, TyAnna (Rodnee) Goodwyn, Jasmine (Tameka) Evans, Emma

(Ersie) Joyner (Petersburg, VA); Francois Gilliam (McKenney, VA)

LaTeisha (Gary) Wilkins (Richmond, VA)

Nephews: Marvin Bolling Jr (Dinwiddie, VA); Rhydell (Ashley) Townes (Suffolk. VA);

Kenneth Coleman Jr (Kansas City); Cornell Evans (Petersburg, VA); Toney

(Sheneka) Gillian (Stony Creek, VA); Lloyd H. Evans III (Richmond, VA);

Kendall Evans (Richmond, VA); Robert Cabell (Madison Heights, VA)

Aunts: Ruth M. Harris (Ford, VA); Gloria Williams, Shirley Megginson, & Lilly Eggleston (Madison

Heights, VA); Amy Johns (New Jersey)

Uncles: Williams Evans & Norvell Evans (Ruby) (Madison Heights, VA)

Devoted family and friends:

Tomeka Jackson (Petersburg, VA); LaTarsha Jackson (South Chesterfield, VA);

Gary Wallace (McKenney, VA); Donnie Scott (North Carolina); Esther Holland (Ted); Theodore Holland III; Jerome A. Evans; Tony Wright; Kenneth Dayne (Madison Heights, VA); and a Host of beloved nieces, nephews, great-nieces & nephews, and cousins.

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Shiloh Baptist Church

4610 Darvills Rd
Blackstone, VA 23824

Shiloh Baptist Church
4610 Darvills Rd Blackstone 23824 VA
United States

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Shiloh Baptist Church - Dinwiddie Final Resting Place

4610 Darvills Rd
Blackstone, VA 23824

4610 Darvills Rd Blackstone 23824 VA
United States

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