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Obituaries For February 6, 2018
Updated February 6, 2018 2:44 PM
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Charles David "Jaybird" "Birdie" Evans - Bedford

August 21, 1936 - February 5, 2018

Charles David "Jaybird" "Birdie" Evans, 81, of Bedford, died at 2:47 p.m. on Monday, February 5, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Born August 21, 1936 in Bedford, he was the son of Murl James and Thelma (Miller) Evans. He married Phyllis Diana Inman on June 19, 1959 and she survives. He retired from the transportation department of Monroe County Schools. He had worked at Crulo Trucking and was a bus driver for the Fayetteville School. He was a charter member of the Fayetteville Community Lions Club

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis, of Bedford; two daughters, Melissa 'Missy' King and husband, Ron, of Williams, Melinda 'Mindy' May and husband, Brian, of Fayetteville; two grandchildren, Andy King (Teresa) and Brittany Pruett (Louie); three great grandchildren, Annason and Daxtyn King and Olyvia Pruett; a sister, Frances Antoinette 'Tony' Evans Fields; a brother, William 'Bill' Evans; eight nieces and four nephews.

David was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Wilma Delores Evans Haskett; brothers, Elmer James 'Jim', Benjamin Alva 'Ben' and Robert Eugene 'Bob' Evans; nephews, Phillip Evans and Gregory Fields.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 9th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Kenny Walden officiating. Burial will follow in the Fayetteville Community Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 8th and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Fayetteville Community Lions Club.

Family and friends may express condolences at

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