Lloyd Weymouth Evans Jr.
July 18, 1925 – March 2, 2018
Evans, Lloyd Weymouth Jr., 92, of Richmond, Virginia passed away on March 2, 2018. He was born on July 18, 1925 in Larchmont, New York. He was affectionately known as “The Great Mole Evans.” Lloyd was predeceased by his mother and father, Virginia and Weymouth Evans. He attended school in New York, before moving to Norfolk, Virginia. He also attended Fork Union Military Academy and Granby High School. After high school, he continued his education at William & Mary, and also East Carolina University. He joined the Marines in July 1942. He was one of the youngest Master Sergeants during World War II. He remained proud of his service and being a Marine until the end. He worked 35 years in auto finance industry, eventually retiring from Ford Motor Credit, as a regional vehicle merchandise manager. After retiring, he found enjoyment for 16 years working at The Country Club of Virginia for the golf staff. He made so many friends, played golf, and watched out for the ladies. He also loved the dogs that would wander onto the golf course. His hobby was wood working in his shop in the original Bon Air Post Office. He made furniture and often chatted with those passing by; some of whom still thought it might be a working post office. He met Gloria in 1951 and proposed to her on their 3rd date. It was a long, enduring love that lasted 64 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He cherished his moments with all. He loved telling jokes and playing pranks on his friends, many of whom have since passed away. He was a member of Saint Michael’s Episcopal Church where he served on the vestry and sang in the choir. He was a layreader but was unable to attend church in his later years. He is survived by his wife, Gloria Eubank Evans; his three children, Stephanie Burnett (Gary), Scott Evans, and Allison Evans; two grandchildren, Gregory Burnett (Kimberly) and Geoffrey Burnett; three great-grandchildren, Lucy, Eliot, and Everett Burnett; one brother, Gene Evans; many nieces; a nephew; and their families. The family will receive friends at Woody Funeral Home – Huguenot Chapel, 1020 Huguenot Road, Midlothian, on Tuesday, March 6 from 4-6 PM. A memorial service will be held at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church at 8706 Quaker Lane, Bon Air, Virginia at 11 AM on Wednesday, March 7. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to St. Michael’s Episcopal Church Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be conveyed to the family at www.woodyfuneralhomehuguenot.com.
- Visitation Tuesday, March 6, 2018
- Memorial Service Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Lloyd Weymouth Evans Jr.
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March 5, 2018
As President of Woody Funeral Home, I extend our deepest sympathy from all our staff for your loss. We are committed to providing the utmost care to you at this time and throughout the days to come. Our purpose is to assist and serve you in a manner that exceeds your expectations. We pledge to strive to merit the trust you have reposed in us.