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July 23, 1944 - May 16, 2018

Service Date: May 22, 2018

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Robert Lee Evans
July 23, 1944 – May 16, 2018

Robert Lee “Bob” Evans, 73, of Wilson died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Wilson Medical Center.

Mr. Evans was born July, 23, 1944, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, son of the late Benjamin and Helen Streeter Evans.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and was employed with Lance until his retirement. Bob enjoyed surf fishing and playing golf, but he especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his son, Tommy, and stepdaughter, Angela Biddle.

Survivors include his wife, Beckie Evans; son, Tim Evans, and wife Mandy of Wilson; brother, Tom Evans, of Marietta, Georgia; sister, Thalia Keeney, of Warren, Pennsylvania; and stepson, Kevin Biddle, of Tarboro. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A service to celebrate his life will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Joyner’s Funeral Home. Inurnment with military honors will be at noon on Wednesday in the Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, 164 Longs Plant Farm Road, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to Easter Seals by visiting the website at or the American Heart Association by visiting the website at

Arrangements are in the care of Joyner’s Funeral Home 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson, NC 27896.

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