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ON JULY 29, 2018 GOD MADE THE DECISION TO BRING HOME HIS DEDICATED ARMOURED AND DEVOTED DEACON. THE SUN ROSE FOR CHARLES ON DECEMBER 29, 1933 IN COLUMBUS, OHIO TO CHARLES EDWARD EVANS SR AND MARIE CARTER EVANS.
CHARLES ATTENDED COLUMBUS PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND WAS A GRADUATE OF EAST HIGH SCHOOL. HE ALSO ATTENDED COLUMBUS TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (NOW COLUMBUS STATE).
HE WAS EMPLOYED AT DCSC AND NORTH AMERICAN AVIATION/ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL FROM 1966-1988, GENERAL ELECTRIC FROM 1977-1979, MCDONALD DOUGLAS AND ENTERPRISE FOR MANY YEARS.
ON JUNE 28, 1954 CHARLES FINALLY WAS ABLE TO MARRY THE LOVE OF HIS LIFE, GWENDOLYN JEANETTE MACKLIN. FROM THIS UNION THEY HAD 5 CHILDREN, 8 GRANDCHILDREN, AND 6 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
CHARLES WAS AN ACTIVE AND FAITHFUL MEMBER OF THE EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH WHERE HE BECAME A DEACON ON OCTOBER 31,1999. CHARLES CONTINUED TO ACTIVELY SERVE THE LORD UNTIL HE WAS CALLED HOME.
CHARLES WAS A DIE-HARD FAN OF CLEVELAND SPORTS, ESPCIALLY THE CLEVELAND BROWNS, CLEVELAND INDIANS, AND CLEVELAND CAVILIERS. EVERYONE WHO KNOWS CHARLES KNEW THAT HE ALSO LOVED TO PLAY BASKETBALL, EVEN INTO HIS LATE 60’S.
CHARLES IS PRECEEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, HIS BELOVED WIFE GWEN, HIS SONS CHARLES E. EVANS III AND BRIAN E. EVANS SR, GREAT GRANDSON JEREMIAH E. HARISTON SISTER NANCY GORDON, BROTHER CHARLES AND SISTER IN-LAW DOROTHY GRAY.
HE LEAVES TO CHERISH HIS MEMORY SON, MARK E EVANS SR (FAITH BURKE); DAUGHTER-IN LAW ANNA (CHLOE) EVANS; DAUGHTERS STACY (ROBERT) WILLIAMS AND TRACY (MICHAEL) HARISTON; SISTER IN-LAW LENORA CARTER; COUSINS, AMELIA MOORE AND DORIS CALLOWAY-MOORE; GRANDCHILDREN, MARK EVANS JR, MATTHEW EVANS, MARLIN (JOCELYNN) EVANS , BRIAN EVANS JR, ROBERT WILLIAMS JR, AND JAMES (JOVONDA) HARISTON; GREAT GRANDCHLDREN , KRISTIANA EVANS, KALI EVANS, KALYSE EVANS, JAYLON EVANS, KYLEN EVANS, SPECIAL FRIENDS INCLUDING CALVIN (JENNY) CALLOWAY, GARY MILLER, LEWIS (JENNIE) PRYOR, BUDDY (GUNVA) SOWERS, HUGH BLACK, DAVID (MARIA) JOHNSON; GOD DAUGHTER, JOAN CLARK AND GOD SON, MARCUS NEWBURN AND A HOST OF NIECES, NEPHEWS, COUSINS, FAMILY, CULTURE UNLIMITED CLUB AND MANY GOOD FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS.
The family would like to give special thanks to my great Aunt Lenora for all of the errands she did to help us through the tough times and for being there from day one. We also would like to thank our cousins Kim & David Greer, LeAnn and the Visiting Angels caregivers and Mount Carmel and Grant Hospice Teams for the care and comfort they provided to our father.

DON’T CRY FOR ME, FOR I HAVE EARNED MY WINGS. FAMILY AND FRIENDS REMEMBER ME IN YOUR HEART AND MIND. FOR EACH ONE OF YOU HAVE A SPECIAL PLACE IN MY HEART. I’VE LIVED A LONG JOYFUL LIFE, I HAVE SEEN MANY THINGS AND BEEN MANYP LACES, AND IT IS TIME FOR ME TO GO REST. DON’T CRY FOR ME. I HAVE EARNED MY WINGS AND AM TAKING FLIGHT. I AM ON MY WAY TO JOIN GWEN AND WE ARE FLYING OUT TONIGHT. LOVE YOU ALL, CHARLES


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