FRANKLINTON- Donald Hight Evans, Sr., 82, passed away peacefully Monday, December 26, 2011 at home surrounded by his family.
Born March 29, 1929 in Granville County, Donald was the son of the late Arthur L. and Verna Hight Evans. He was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church and American Legion Post # 52. Donald was a US Army veteran serving in the Korean War. He was involved with building construction his entire life and retired from North Carolina State University.
Donald is survived by his sons, Donald “Don” Evans, Jr.; Craig Evans and wife, Norma; granddaughter, Shelby Evans; and sister, Dorothy Harris and husband, Thomas.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years Dorothy Vaughan Evans.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, December 29, 2011 from the Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Franklinton Chapel. Rev. Anita James will officiate and burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation is from 12:30 – 2:00 PM Thursday, December 29, 2011 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 504 E. Mason St. in Franklinton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Betsy Blackley treasurer, 166 Suitt’s Store Road, Franklinton, NC 27525 or Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
Online memorials: www.hallwynne.com Select obituaries.