Tom Evans Jr, 70
Arlie Thomas Evans Jr., of Wheelersburg, passed away Sept. 24, 2012, at home. Tom was born July 7, 1942, in Ashland, Ky. to the late Arlie Thomas Evans and Florine “Sprouse” Minor. Tom was a retired maintenance supervisor with AK Steel, a Scioto county 4H advisor and a member of Western Sun Lodge, Scottish Right, El Hasa Shrine and the Scioto County Farm Bureau. Tom was loved by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Tom loved his cattle and farming.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his Father-in-law, Harold Mullens.
He is survived by his wife, Mary “Mullens” Evans, whom he married May 28, 1982, in Clintwood, Va.; also surviving, a son, Arlie Thomas Evans III of N.C.; two daughters, Tomi Ranae (Nicholas) Eskridge of Wheelersburg, and Jennifer Moorhead of Portsmouth; four brothers, Guy Edward (Theresa) Leake of Arkansas, Frank (Bobbi) Leake of Flordia, Raymond (Stephanie) Evans of Cleveland and Ralph (Mary Beth) Evans of Dayton; a sister, Diane (Rick) Holton of Texas; eight grandchildren, Natalee Rae Eskridge, Josh, Emily and Kendal Evans, and Alex, Shannon, Valorie and Rylee Moorhead; step-mother, Eleanor Evans, step-father, Thomas Leake, and mother-in-law, Nellie Mullens;
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. at Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg, Ohio. Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 27, from 6 p.m until 9 p.m. and one hour before the service on Friday. A Masonic service will be performed at 9 p.m. immediately following the visitation. Burial will be in Vernon Cemetery.