Gary ‘JJ’ Evans, age 71, Hwy 191, West Liberty, KY, passed away Saturday, February 13,2022 in the Kings Daughter’s Hospital, Ashland, KY after a brief illness. He was born July 15,1950 in West Liberty, KY to Moss Evans and Nancy Dalton Evans. He worked as a heavy equipment operator in the coal mines.
Surviving are his wife, Shirley Stacy Evans; two daughters, Sarah Nickell & husband Blake, Lindsay Evans, three sons, Gary Jason Evans, Cory Evans and wife Jenna, Justin Evans and wife Meredith. Five grandchildren, Lennon Hurlburt, Simon Hurlburt, Finley Nickell, Alister Evans, Ansel Evans. One sister, Shirley Marion & husband Doug, two brothers, Jimmy Evans and twin brother Larry Evans & wife Roberta.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Moss & Nancy Dalton Evans, brother O’Rear Evans sisters; Juanita Boblick, Helen Dalton, Athelene Wallen.
Funeral services will be 2:30pm, Thursday, February 17,2022 in the Index Community Church with Rev. Mike Frisby officiating. Burial in the Stacy Family Cemetery, Mortica Rd, West Liberty, KY. Visitation will be 11:00am, Thursday in Index Community Church, 1749 W Main St., West Liberty, KY. Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral home, West Liberty, KY in care of funeral arrangements for Gary ‘JJ’ Evans.
Active pallbearers: Jerry Stacy, Blake Nickell, Caleb Gilliam, Tyler Elam, John Lewis Chris Elam. Honorary pallbearers: Grandsons
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