Robley Evans, age 85, passed away peacefully March 13, 2021 with his family by his side. He spent his life as a successful farmer and businessman. He greatly enjoyed collecting and driving antique cars and was a member of the Past Time Cruisers car club. He was also a member of the Alabama Cattleman’s Association, Alabama Farmers Federation and enjoyed studying family genealogy. He was a member of Wilmer United Methodist Church. He was a devoted husband, loving father, and grandfather. His kind, loving spirit will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Gregory and Ethel Mizell Evans; sister, Annibel Gartmen; daughter, Adrienne Marie Evans.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Eleanor Hobby Evans; children, Brenda Loren (Dawson) Wilkerson, Julie Anna (Kevin) Holland, Stephanie Lynn Evans and Gregory Bruce (Alison Denmark) Evans; 9 grandchildren, Russ (Ashley) Holland, Annie (Cody) Maas, Abbie Holland, Jonathan (Sarah) Wilkerson, Olivia Wilkerson, Loren Wilkerson, Taylor Evans, Jacob Evans and Katherine Evans; 4 great grandchildren, Isabel Holland, Pepper Holland, Makayla Fillingim and Maddox Fillingim; numerous other relatives and friends.
The Visitation for Mr. Robley Evans will be Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Wilmer United Methodist Church from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM. The Funeral Service will follow in the church sanctuary beginning at 12:00 PM with Rev. Mike Gaby and Rev. Andy Gartman officiating. Burial will follow in Wilmer Cemetery. Pallbearers include Justin Hamilton, Russ Holland, Jonathan Wilkerson, Jacob Evans, Wes Dunn and Johnny Gartman.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks donation be made to the Wilmer Cemetery fund and sent to P.O. Box 156, Wilmer, AL 36578.
Moments Funeral Home, locally owned and operated in Lucedale, Mississippi is honored to be in charge of arrangements.
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