Bobby Young Evans

March 24, 1947 ~ October 30, 2020 (age 73)


Bobby Young Evans, age 73, of 32 Center Street, Sparta, NC; passed away at his residence on Friday, October 30th, 2020.

Bobby was born March 24th, 1947 in Alleghany County to the late James Young and Mabel Smith Evans. He was retired from the NC State Highway Department and a member of Landmark Original Union Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Mary Brinegar Evans of the home; two brothers: Roger Evans and wife Lenna of Sparta, David (Turk) Evans of Sparta; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services to honor the life of Bobby will be held at 11:00 am Monday, November 2, 2020 at Landmark Original Union Baptist Church in the Whitehead Community of Sparta with Elders Charles Brinegar, James Smith, Alvin Dixon and Raymond Crouse officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 1st, 2020 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Thomas Family Funeral Service, 115 Hawthorne Street in Sparta and other times at the residence.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, mask will be required for visitation and services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Landmark Original Union Baptist Church Road Fund, c/o Opal Brinegar, 64 Brinegar Lane, Sparta, NC 28675.

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November 1, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thomas Family Funeral Service
115 Hawthorne Street
Sparta, NC 28675

Funeral Service
November 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Landmark Union Baptist Church
103 Air Bellows Gap Road
Sparta, NC 28675


Landmark Union Baptist Church Road Fund
64 Brinegar Lane, Sparta NC 28675

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