Hallett Perry Evans, 90, of 100 Cartwright Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, August 3, 2015 at Winslow Memorial Home.
Mr. Evans was born in Perquimans County on May 27, 1925 to the late Frederick Thomas and Lessie Perry Evans. He left school in the 10th grade after his father died to attend to the family farm and to take care of his family. He was a proud veteran of World War II. He graduated from Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, Illinois in June of 1947 in Radio Electronics. Mr. Evans later went into business with his partner, Sam Owens and established Acme TV on April 2, 1955, where he worked until he retired at the age of 70. Mr. Evans was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where he served as Bishop and held numerous other leadership positions within the church.
On August 12, 1949, he married the love of his life, Charlotte Britt Evans. They were married for fifty-one years until her death in 2001.
Surviving are his sons, Hallet Frederick (Freddy) Evans and wife, Debbie, Stephen (Steve) Larry Evans all of Elizabeth City and Kenneth Wayne Evans and wife Shari of Savannah, GA; seven grandchildren, Renee Braymiller and husband Brian, Allison Lavin and husband Sean, Daniel Evans and wife Oskana, Justin Evans and fiancé Shaun, Charlotte, Kylie and Ariel Evans; eight great grandchildren, Mackenzie and Macie Braymiller, Jaxon, Cayden and Marlee Lavin, Ari and Ana Evans and Waylon Evans. He was so very proud of his family. Also surviving are his brother, Joseph Evans and wife Catherine and sister-in-law, Elva Mae Riddick and husband Albert and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Louise Worrell, Mildred Dail and Velma Baccus.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Ehringhaus Street with Bishop Jeff Hampton officiating. Burial will follow at West Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Twiford Funeral Home and at all other times at the residence, 100 Cartwright Road, Elizabeth City, NC. Flowers are welcome and memorial donations may be made to Albemarle Home Care and Hospice, P. O. Box 189, Elizabeth City, NC. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Evans family.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at https://www.twifordfh.com
The family wants to express a special thank you to the second floor staff at Sentara Albemarle Hospital and to Winslow Memorial Home for the excellent care they have given to their dad and the support that they have shown to their family.
Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)
405 East Church Street,