John James Evans, 72, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021. He was born May 2, 1948 in Scranton, PA to the late David Daniel Evans and Helen Goddard Evans. John honorably served his country in the US Navy and worked as a Med-Tech at Wake Med Raleigh and Duke Medical Center in Durham.
John is survived by his wife, Patricia Cooper Evans; children: Gretchen Evans Romano (Joe) of Roxboro, Carrie Evans Briggs (Kendall) of Roxboro, Michele Santarsiero (Dan) of Clayton, Danielle McSwain (Josh) of TN, Danny Thornton, Jr. of Dunn; grandchildren: Avary, Andelyn, Ava, Marley, Abby, Everette; siblings: David Evans, Jr. of NJ, Robert Evans of PA, Ronald Evans of PA, Judith Evans Biondi (Mike) of PA, Suzanne Evans Steindel (Carl) of PA; nieces, nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his goddaughter, Kelly Maloney.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
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