Posted: Monday, March 28, 2011 2:12 pm
The Messenger, March 25, 2011
Gaylon Evans, 58, of Union City died March 25, 2011 at his home.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. The Rev. Eddie Mallonee will officiate. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.
The family will receive friends in the Rosewood Room at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home 5-8 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Douglas Cox, Jerry Knight, Pat Haygood, Jamie Rainey, Homer Lawson, Chuck Doughten and Joe Neil Davis.
Honorary pallbearers will be Brian Goletto, John McAdoo, Jerry Guy, Rob Terrell, René Martinez and John Warner.
The family requests memorials be made to Second Baptist Church Benevolence Fund, 831 Everett Blvd., Union City, TN 38261.
He was born April 9, 1952, in Kennett, Mo., son of the late Thomas W. and Wanda (Huskey) Evans. He grew up in Dexter, Mo., and was a 1970 graduate of Dexter High School. He attended Mid-America Nazarene College in Olathe, Kan.
He moved to Union City in 1977 and was a retired builder and contractor and had been employed by the former McAdoo Builders Supply. He had served as a Little League baseball coach and a Little Twister basketball coach in Union City.
He is survived by his wife, Trudy (Terry) Evans, whom he married May 15, 1973; two sons and daughters-in-law, Andrew and Nancy Evans of Summerville, S.C., and Daniel and Elizabeth Evans of Hendersonville; his grandson, Coen Michael Evans of Hendersonville; his sister, Ann (Evans) Owens of Olathe; his mother-in-law, Lucile Terry of Evans, Colo.; and his sister-in-law, Toni Hooten of Greeley, Colo.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Danny Evans.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.