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Hallett Evans

Posted By obits On August 4, 2015 @ 1:44 pm In Elizabeth City,Obituaries | 22 Comments

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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.

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Condolence from RADCLIFF REEL on August 4th, 2015 5:21 pm

MY SINCERE THOUGHTS ARE WITH THE FAMILY . I USED HIS TALENTS IN ELECTRONICS MANY, MANY TIMES. HE WAS A GOOD MAN TO ME. MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL.

RADCLIFF REEL
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

Condolence from Sarah Harris on August 4th, 2015 6:53 pm

Steve and Family
So sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and acceptance now and in the weeks to come. I remember as a child my Mom and Dad visiting with your family . Good times so long ago.
Sarah McLawhorn Harris & Randy

Condolence from Diane Bolton Bunch on August 4th, 2015 8:55 pm

Steve and Family

I am so very sorry for your loss. May God wrap His loving arms around all of you and bring you comfort and peace during this difficult time; and may your memories of happy times together far outnumber your tears.

Diane Bolton Bunch

Condolence from Millie & Randy on August 4th, 2015 9:56 pm

We are heart broken for you all. We Love Ya’ll very much.

Condolence from Jim and Anita Midgett on August 4th, 2015 10:00 pm

Steve and Family
So sorry for your loss! A parents love is like no other,always they have your back! He is now in a much better place and will always be with you!

Condolence from Phillip & Bonnie Jernigan on August 5th, 2015 8:00 am

Freddy, Steve and Evans family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. May our Heavenly Father bless and comfort you all during this time of sorrow. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Laura Stainback on August 5th, 2015 9:34 am

So sorry to hear this news, such a sweet caring and generous man. Thoughts and prayers sent the families way!! ♥

Condolence from Anne Burgess Jennings on August 5th, 2015 11:47 am

I extend my sincere sympathy to the entire family. I have fond memories of Acme TV. Malinda and I recently found an news article dated April 30, 1973 about the opening of the new relocated shop in which both Sam and Hallett are pictured. We scanned the article and I would be happy to share it with the family.

Condolence from Kay Banks on August 5th, 2015 12:59 pm

We are sorry about Mr. Evan ‘s passing. We bought our first TV from him about 48 years ago. Please accept our condolences.

Condolence from Lisa Johnson Sawyer on August 5th, 2015 3:55 pm

Ken and the Evans family,
Sorry to hear of your family’s loss. Our family and extended purchased every single tv that may or may not have had possibe remote control from the family business. Such a gentleman Mr. Hallett was and many fond memories he has left to cherish. Much love to you all.

Condolence from Paul, Laura, and Will Owens on August 5th, 2015 7:35 pm

Steve, Freddy, and the rest, I was sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. He (and you guys) were a big part of my life.

Condolence from Anne Huggins Tracy on August 5th, 2015 10:44 pm

Your Dad was one of my Favorite People! He had such unconditional Love for everyone! Thinking of you during this time!

Condolence from Diana D Hardison on August 6th, 2015 12:00 am

Dear Evans family,

I am terribly sorry to hear the news about losing Mr. Hallett , a really fine man. I recall from early childhood onward that my father (Melvin Dixon) always enjoyed doing business with him and thought him a friend . Mr. Hallett came to Dad’s funeral in 2003 during the aftermath of Hurricane Isabel at a time when very few people were able to get out, a gesture that we appreciated very much. I celebrate that Hallett Evans lived a long and productive life with many friends and regret that I am not in town to pay respects personally. Sincere condolences.

Condolence from Blake Family on August 6th, 2015 12:46 am

Our lives were better for knowing Bro. Evans. I will always remember his soft spoken voice, sweet smile, his genuine concern for others and his desire to make others feel welcome.

Condolence from Tricia Jones on August 6th, 2015 9:00 am

Evans family,
I have such wonderful memories of Mr. Evans. A lot of my high school years were spent at the Evans home . Mr. Evans was also such a gentle soul. A polite, respectful , kind man who loved his family.
My thoughts are with you all.

Condolence from Mary K. Waldorf on August 6th, 2015 9:49 am

My sincere condolences to the Evans Family in the loss of such a gentle and loving soul. God bless you all with peace and comfort knowing Hallett was met by some many friends and family as he crossed the veil. God be with you during this time of grief.

Condolence from Wanda Huggins Westover on August 6th, 2015 3:53 pm

I am so sorry for your families loss. Brother Evans left behind a legacy of honor. I have fond memories of him. What a kind, gentle soul. Your families are in my thoughts and prayers. May the lord wrap his arms around you all and comfort you at this time.

Condolence from Bud Keaton on August 6th, 2015 10:12 pm

I am deeply saddened by the loss of a man who was such a special example to me as a young man growing up in the Elizabeth City Ward. My sincere condolences to all of his family and loved ones.

Condolence from Millicent Owens on August 8th, 2015 10:03 pm

Freddie, Debbie and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. We can both rest well knowing our parents are with God and are in the best of care. Millicent

Condolence from Deanna Spruill and family on August 10th, 2015 9:06 am

Freddie, Debbie, Steve and family,
We just heard about Mr. Evans passing. We are so sorry for your loss. Mr. Evans was a kind man and we know you miss him greatly. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.
Deanna, Darrell, Kyle and Joel Spruill

Condolence from Donna Murray Caras on August 10th, 2015 4:33 pm

To the Evans family: My Mom and I were so saddened to hear of the loss of Mr. Evans. He was such a kind and gentle man and Mom certainly enjoyed working at Aceme for him and Mr. Owens. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Donna and Elva Murray

Condolence from david and rita gregory on August 13th, 2015 8:21 pm

Mr. Evans was a very special man. Gentle and kind was what I will always remember of him. I pray you and your family will have peace in the coming days.

David and Rita Gregory

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