William Stuart Evans, Jr
May 17, 2010
William Stuart Evans, Jr. passed away at 8:00 a.m., Wednesday Dec. 30, 2009. He was the only son born to Sally and William Stuart Evans, Sr. and was raised in Robbins, N.C. He graduated from Darlington Academy in Macon, GA with honors and was captain of the football, baseball and basketball teams while in attendance there. He graduated from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and was an avid "Tar Heels" fan all of his life.
Following college, he enlisted in the Air force where he became an outstanding pilot and flew for Strategic Air Command stationed in Alaska. After his time in the Air Force, he returned to Macon, GA. where he was CEO of Evans, Everhart and Berry, an appraisal and development company. He moved to Savannah, GA. where he worked for the Branager Corporation to develop The Landings on Skidaway Island as well as the I-95 and 204 exchanges. Due to illness, he retired for a period of time. Later in life, he worked as the Chief Commercial Appraisal for Chatham County Georgia, later forming his own business, Evans and Associates.
He is survived by his wife, Bunny Evans, three children, Stuart Evans III of Macon, GA., Barry Evans of Boston, MA., and Trisha Evans Newitt of Mt. Pleasant, SC., two stepchildren, Linda Saportas of Atlanta, GA. and Bill Clift, Jr. of Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia. He also leaves 11 grandchildren, Molly, Kate, and John Evans of Boston, MA., Drew, Patsy, and Peter Newitt of Mt. Pleasant, SC., Dan and Laura Saportas of Atlanta and FL. and Andrew and Michelle Speirs, and Brandon Clift of Australia.
Mr. Evans was a member of the Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to Hospice of Savannah, 1352 Eisenhower Dr. Savannah, GA., 31406.
A memorial graveside service will be held in Carthage, NC at Cross Hill Cemetery at 2:00 P.M. Saturday May 22, 2010 conducted by the Rev Chuck Plowman.
Carthage arrangements are by Fry and Prickett Funeral Home
Online condolences may be made at fryandprickett.com