Emmor Evans Jr. (1948-2009)
Emmor Evans Jr., 61, of Ashland, Ky., went home to be with his savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, in King's Daughters Medical Center from complications of Alzheimer's disease.
He was born Feb. 12, 1948, in Ashland, a son of Emmor Evans Sr. and his wife, Janet, of Ashland. He was preceded in death by his mother, Pauline Lewis Evans.
He was retired from Marathon, a member of Pollard Baptist Church and a former member of Second Baptist Church. He was a 1966 graduate of Paul G. Blazer High School and was a very active worker at the Little League and Babe Ruth fields.
Additional survivors include his loving wife of 34 years, Deborah Chapman Evans of Ashland; a son, Justin Evans and wife Tiffany of Ashland; a daughter, Carrie Owens and husband Ricky of Ashland; a brother, Ronnie "Possum" Evans and wife Mary of Catlettsburg, Ky.; and two grandchildren, Aubrey and Carson Owens.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, at Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel in Ashland by Pastor Michael Saunders. Entombment will be in the Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 10, 2009, at the funeral home.
Friends may make contributions to the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Kentucky & Southern Indiana Chapter, Kaden Tower, 6100 Dutchman's Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205-3284.
Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.