Basil Evans passed into the presence of the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.Basil was born in Charleston, W.Va., Dec. 30, 1916. He served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He was a gifted architect, talented general contractor, and incredible husband and father.Basil ministered to his wife as caregiver for over 10 years.He is survived by his daughter, Bette E. Wells; and his sons, Brent Evans, Bryan Evans and Barry Evans.A celebration of his life will be held at 4 p.m. today, Feb. 21, 2013 in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Cliff Roth officiating.The family will gather with friends from 2 p.m. today until the hour of the service at the funeral home.A private burial will be held in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Baptist Church, Dallas Hollow Road, Hixson or Hospice of Chattanooga.Condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.hamiltonfuneraloptions.com.Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343. 423-531-3975.