PIKEVILLE — James “Eddie” Evans, 88, died, Friday, Oct. 16,

2020, at Erlanger Medical Center. He was a member of First Baptist Church. He was a 50+ year member of

St. Elmo 437 F & AM and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving during

the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Kay Mitchell Evans; parents, Robert Evans and Julia Griffith; sisters, Jewel Corvin, Virginia Fine

and Elicia Roberson; and brother, Gene Evans.

He is survived by his son, James B. (Robin) Evans of Olympia, WA;

daughter, Karen Parker of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; grandchildren, Ian

Handley, Josh Evans, Michael Evans and Hannah Evans; brother, Ray (Virginia) Evans; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at Pikeville Cemetery, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 at 1 p.m. CDT with Bro. Albert Roberts officiating. Online

condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by

Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville, TN.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. CDT, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Pikeville Cemetery or St. Elmo Lodge.