Clayton N. "Whitey" Evans, 88 - Spencer

Clayton N. "Whitey" Evans, 88, of Spencer, West Virginia, formerly of Walton, died Sunday, October 24, 2004, in the Ravenswood Care Center, Ravenswood.

He was born April 25, 1916, in Holmes County, FL, a son of the late Eli William and Pearl Ide Evans. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Margaret Buckner Evans in 1995; a grandson, Arison Hunt; two brothers, Ray and Orville Evans; four sisters, Fannie Peters, Lillian Stanley, Virginia Kantack and Devota Hays Jarrett.

Mr. Evans was a retired employee of E.I. DuPont, Belle, an Army veteran of World War II and a graduate of the Elk District High School, Elkview. He was active in several civic projects in the Walton area.

Survivors include a daughter, Lola Hunt of Spencer; two sons, C.N. "Joe" Evans, Jr. of Spencer and Randy Evans of Walton; one brother, Edward Evans of Spencer; five grandsons, Jeffery B. Hunt of Charleston, Patrick Hunt of Winchester, KY, Brian C. Hunt of Walton, Nathan J. Evans of San Marcos, CA, Bradley Evans of Walton; one granddaughter, Stephanie Evans of Clendenin; 11 great grandchildren.

A graveside funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, October 27 at 11 a.m. in the Gandeeville Cemetery, Gandeeville, with Pastor Rick Perrine and Pastor Smith Epling officiating.

Friends may call at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26.