Troy Dee Evans, Feb. 2, 1955 -- Jan. 8, 2009

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Troy Dee Evans, a resident of Berryville, was born Feb. 2, 1955 in Eureka Springs, a son of Dean and Louie Evans. He died Jan. 8 at Springdale hospital at the age of 53.

He is survived by two sons, Shannon and Timmy, his grandson Daxton and his wife Barb of 32 years. He is also survived by his family, Judy and Bill Worley of Berryville and their children, Lee and Judy Evans of Berryville and their family, Shirley and Don Calhoun of Springdale and their family, Caroll and Shelly Evans of Eureka Springs and their family, Karen Donaldson of Lampe, Mo. and her family.

Troy was preceded in death by his mother Dean and father Louie Evans, brothers LC, Lloyd, Lonnie, Gary and sisters Lena Sue and Louise.

Troy and his family have done construction in north Arkansas and surrounding areas for many years. Reminders of his life's work will stand for years to come. Troy's helpful nature and friendly face will be missed by many neighbors and friends.

Funeral Services were held Jan. 12 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel with Brother Billy McCall and Brother Junior Dotson officiating. Interment followed in the Pension Mountain Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

The family would like to thank their numerous friends and family for the prayers in their time of need. The ongoing generosity, both spiritually and financially will never be forgotten, nor can the family's appreciation be accurately measured. Cards and wishes may be mailed to The Evans Family, 511 Huntsville St., Berryville, AR 72616.

Like Jesus, Troy was a carpenter.