Elmer "Red" Lee Evans

August 4, 1933May 8, 2018

Elmer "Red" Lee Evans –

Of Jackson, Michigan, passed away on May 8, 2018. Red was born on August 4, 1933 in Kermit, West Virginia to parents Pearlie and Laura Evans. Red worked for Goodyear for 30 years. He married Elle, the love of his life, in 1969. Red served in the United States Navy from 1953-1957; we thank him for his service. Red loved gardening and the outdoors, having cookouts with friend and family, talking to all the folks. Red is survived by his daughter, Debbie (Jerry) Dunn; two granddaughters and thirteen great grandchildren; siblings, Mary Bymbold and Willie Evans; many nieces and nephews. Red was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ella; and sister, Billie Webb. Per Red’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of Red’s life will be held at Bennette Community Church, 5990 Springport Rd., Jackson, MI on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 12:00pm with visitation from 11:00am until time of service. In lieu flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Salvation Army, 806 Pearl Street, Jackson MI, 49201.


  • Visitation Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Memorial Service Saturday, June 9, 2018

Elmer "Red" Lee Evans

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