obit8OWENSBORO, KY - John Evans, 61 of Ashbyburg, KY and formerly of Benton and Owensboro, KY, passed away Friday Dec 9, 2011 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

He was born August 26, 1950 in Madisonville, Ky to James Allen Evans and Anita Sue (Hudson) Wiley.

He was a carpenter and had also worked for Townsend Tree Service. He was a lifelong member of PKC where he served as a state representative. He was also PKC National Champion in 1993. He was also of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his father; James Allen Evans, and a grandson; Joshua James Calhoun.

He is survived by his mother and step father; Sue (Hudson) and Jack Wiley of Onton, KY; 3 children; Melanie Kate Calhoun of Owensboro, KY, Jason Eric Evans of Owensboro, KY, Thomas Allen “T.A.” Evans and wife Amber of Benton, KY; 2 sisters; Dale Thurby and husband Bud of Sebree,KY, Glenda Arnold and husband Bobby of Madisonville,KY; 2 brothers Perry Evans and wife Debbie of Owensboro, KY, David Wiley and wife Angie of Onton, KY; 4 Grandchildren; Jeffrey Calhoun, Jillian Calhoun, John Elliott Calhoun, and Isaiah Neeble; 1 Great Grandson; Joshua Daniel Calhoun; nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Tuesday December 13, 2011 at 11:00 AM at Tomblinson Funeral Home Sebree Chapel. Bro. Harry Wilson will officiate.

Burial will be in New Harmony Cemetery in Muhlenberg County, KY

Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 until 8:00 and Tuesday 9:00AM until service time at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Calhoun, John Elliott Calhoun, Timmy Thurby, Adam Evans, Cody Durham and Christian Thurby.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association.

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

Most Read This Week

July 30, 2015 3926

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3829

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2642

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 2549

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2442

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16772

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15767

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 03, 2015 1585

Tiniest Division of Hopkins County Fair Pageants…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1406

Two Injured in Motorcycle Accident

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1172

Man Accused of Using Craig's List to Encourage…

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 993

Two Vehicle Collision Injures One, Driver…

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 980

Back To School Bash Brings Crowd to Mall

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 865

Madisonville Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 839

Vehicle Accident Results in One Fatality

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 555

Summary: 2015 Fancy Farm

by KET
August 03, 2015 545

Hopkins County Pays Tribute to School Personnel…

by Ron Sanders
August 03, 2015 528

Hopkins County School Employees Honored

by SurfKY News