Thomas Lee Evans
March 2, 1945 – September 2, 2019
Thomas Lee Evans ("Butch" to family, "Tommy" to friends) 74, of Reading, went home to his Lord and Savior Monday September 2, 2019 in Southeastern VA Center. He was predeceased by his companion Cynthia Dear. Thomas was born in Reading on March 2, 1945 a son of the late Jessie M (Long) Evans and the late Jon Evans.
He was an Army veteran serving during the Vietnam Era and was last employed by Baldwin Brass. Thomas was a member of Bethel AME Church, Reading where he sang with the Men's Chorus and served on the usher board. He enjoyed football and basketball and watching western movies. He also greatly enjoyed spending time with family, especially at holiday meals.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his son, Dwayne A Burdine of Reading, his brother, Lionel Long of FL., his 2 sisters; Sharon E Holtz of Shillington, Rosalind Matthews of MD., and his grandson, Tajahn Burdine, along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and extended family.
A Celebration of Life Service will be Monday September 9, 2019 at 11am in Bethel AME Church, 330 W Windsor St., Reading PA 19601. Burial to follow in Charles Evans Cemetery with military honors. A viewing will be 10-11am in the church. Theo C Auman Funeral Home, Reading is honored to be serving the family. www.theocauman.com
- Jessie Mae Evans, Mother (deceased)
- Cynthia Dear, Companion (deceased)
- Dwayne A Burdine, Son
- Sharon E Holtz, Sister
- Rosalind Matthews, Sister
- Lionel Long, Brother
- Tajahn Burdine, Grandson
- Dwayne Burdine
- Tajahn Burdine
- Michael McNeil
- Jeffrey McNeil
- Nathaniel McNeil
- Samuel Asante
- Visitation Monday, September 9, 2019
- A Celebration of Life Service Monday, September 9, 2019