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Henry Christopher EvansHenry Christopher Evans Sr. was a man who was very loving and caring all his life. His greatest joy was working as a welder for a steel mill and went on to become an amazing cook at LaGrange Hospital and Best Foods. As well as being a grandfather that inspired all. Henry left this world peacefully at his home Saturday, September 11, 2021. He was born October 16, 1933, in Chicago, IL., the son of Robert and Linnee Evans. His family was Chicago natives. He stayed in Chicago and graduated from Chicago Vocational High School in 1955, where he earned his Welding Certification. During this period, He attended a party with some friends and met a young woman named Idella Stephens. They began spending time together and on February 8, 1958, they were united in marriage. Henry leaves behind to cherish his memory, his children and their spouses, Vickie Evans and her companion Artie Mctye of Columbia, MO, Henry and Olivia Evans, Jr. of Kalamazoo, Christopher Evans and Sir Sean Evans of Portage, Anthony and Vivian Evans of Tempe, AZ. Grandchildren, Maria, Margurie, Anthony, Jr., Monique, Kendall, Kandice, McKayla, and a host of great-grandchildren. He is preceded in his passing by his brothers and sister, Margaret Green, Leroy Evans, Robert Evans Jr, and Jerry Evans of Chicago. In accordance with Henry’s wishes, a public Celebration of Life Service will be held at Avink Funeral Home and Cremation Society, 5975 Lovers Lane, Portage, MI 49002, on Friday, September 17, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. Henry will be laid to rest at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Gardens immediately following the service. While visiting Henry’s tribute page please take a moment to light a candle or share a memory with his family. The Evans family is being assisted by Avink Funeral Home and Cremation Society, 5975 Lovers Ln, Portage, MI 49002. (269)344-5600.
Henry, Olivia, McKayla and the rest of your family, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Cathy Cowles
Cathy Cowles Sep 17 2021 9:02 AM
Our condolences to Tony, Vivian and the entire Evans family. May God grant you His comfort, peace and strength. Your cousins, Michael and Carol
Carol Miller Sep 17 2021 8:39 AM
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Sep 16 2021 6:38 PM
Henry my condolences for the loss of your Father. My heart goes out to you as it's so hard to lose ones dad. As you look in the mirror every day you can see your dad as you look like him so cherish the memories as they mean a lot during this time and the days to come. Terry Sonnevil
Terry Sonnevil Sep 16 2021 10:51 AM
Deepest Condolences to Henry, Olivia, Vickie, and the entire Evans family during this very sad time.... our thoughts and prayers are with all of you!
Patrick & Tracey Hughes Sep 15 2021 4:27 PM
God be with you to comfort, strengthen and protect you. Aunt Donna
Donna Griffin Sep 14 2021 2:34 PM
Phyllis no I send our condolences and prayers for The Evans Family. Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. We comfort in the fact that absent from the body, he is now present with the lord!
Mr Arthur D. Griffin Sep 13 2021 11:09 PM
My deepest sympathies to Anthony and the family. I will remember you in my prayers.
Tamara Adams Sep 13 2021 7:45 PM
My sincere condolences to Anthony, Vivian and the entire Evans family. May God bless and strengthen you all during this time.
Rosemary Ross Sep 13 2021 6:39 PM
A candle was lit in memory of Henry Evans
Rachel L Griffin Sep 13 2021 1:17 PM