|Jackie Carson Evans, 67, of Moorefield, WV passed away on
Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester,
VA. Born on October 15, 1949 in Petersburg, WV, he was the son of
Harry V. Evans and Lucy M. (Kesner) Evans. He graduated from
Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, VA and then went on to
serve in the United States Army.
Jack was united in marriage to his wife, Sandra J. Foster, on June
19, 1976 in Arlington, VA. Together, they welcomed two children into
their family, Jason and Justin. Jack worked with his father at Town
Square Pizza Inn in Arlandria, VA until purchasing the Evans Motel in
Moorefield, WV, which he co-owned and operated
with his wife for over 40 years.
Jack was a baptized member of the Moorefield Church of the
Brethren. He was also a member of the American Legion, a Master
Mason of the Grand Lodge of West Virginia, A.F. & A.M. Moorefield
Lodge No. 29, and the Sons of Union Veteran of the Civil War 7th WV
Infantry. He was a past member of the Valley View Golf Association
and the Hardy County Rod and Gun Club. Jack also served on the
Board of the Hardy County Senior Center and the Moorefield Planning
Jack was preceded in death by his father, Harry. He is survived by
his mother, Lucy; his wife, Sandra; his sons, Jason R. Evans of
Parkersburg, WV and Justin M. Evans and wife, Alicia, of Old Fields,
WV; granddaughters, Catherine, Alexandria, and Emily; sister, Linda
Keefe and husband, Larry, of Siesta Key, FL; “sister,” Carol Lindsey of
Baker, WV; brother, Monty Evans of Moorefield, WV; and a host of
relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.,
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at the Elmore Funeral Home in
Moorefield, WV. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday,
December 22, 2016 at the Moorefield Church of the Brethren with
Pastors Russell and Lucy Webster and Pastor Jeff Anderson
officiating. Burial will follow in Kessel Cemetery with Military Honors.
Memorial Donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital for
Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607; St. Jude Children’s
Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; and/or Wounded
Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675.
Arrangements are under the direction of Elmore Funeral Home.