TUSCALOOSA | Robert Fleming Evans, age 75, of Tuscaloosa, died Sunday, April 12, 2015, at home. Services will be Friday, April 17, 2015, at noon at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Rod Poovey officiating. Burial will follow in Tuscaloosa Memorial Park with Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home South directing. Visitation will be Thursday, April 16, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Perry Evans and Dorothy Fleming Evans.
Survivors include a daughter, Kimberly Joi Evans; a brother, John E. Evans; cousins, Mary Ann Brooks (George), Marilyn Murprhee, David Shaw, Ted Harsha (Shirley); a niece, Anna Kate Owens (Jonathan); and a great-niece Grace Katherine Owens.
He was a graduate of Tuscaloosa High School and a graduate of the University of Alabama where he received his B.S. and M.A. in Engineering. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and served during the Vietnam Conflict. In his professional career, he worked as an engineer for the firms of Reynolds, Smith, and Hills in Jacksonville, Fla.; Hendon Associates in Birmingham, Ala.; and Ponder in Mobile, Ala. as well as a consultant for Cassady Company in Tuscaloosa. He worked for Almon Associates in Tuscaloosa for many years until his retirement. He was a member of the 5th Alabama Infantry Regiment Band where he played the trumpet. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and enjoyed Bama football, fishing and racquetball.
Pallbearers will be Charles Orr, Dr. Edward Uehling, Dr. Sam Gaskins, Butch Estes, Cleveland Winn and Rodney Truelove.
Honorary pallbearers will be Carl Davis, Victor Stark, Dan Gray, Max Wilson, Corky Odom, Dr. Billy Wright, Calvin Cassady, Dr. Robert Ireland, Harry Doty, the 5th Alabama Infantry Regiment Band, the Amedisys Home Health and Hospice Team, and all of his wonderful friends, neighbors, co-workers and cohorts that he was so blessed to have throughout the years.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Amedisys Hospice.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 16, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Friday, April 17, 2015, at noon at Calvary Baptist Church