OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
1921 Main St, North Little Rock, AR
Published: November 21, 2012
Lee H. Evans Jr. of North Little Rock passed away Sunday November 18, 2012. He was born in August 26, 1925 to the late Lee H. Evans and Selma Caroline Hansen. He graduated from Little Rock High School in 1943, and joined the U.S. Navy later that year as a Seabee. During World War II he served in the Philippines and China doing construction work.
Lee returned to Little Rock after the war, and he began to work for Southwestern Bell in 1947 as an installer and later as an engineer. After retiring from the phone company in 1983, Lee pursued a second career as a real estate agent and broker. He retired from the real estate profession in late 2011.
Lee and his wife of 60 years, Geraldine Rettig Evans, were devoted members of Park Hill Baptist Church in North Little Rock. Lee is survived by Geraldine, son Ron Evans (Debbie), a daughter Kathy Shoemaker, eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
Donations in honor of Lee may be made to Park Hill Baptist Church and to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at North Little Rock Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Friday at the funeral home, 1921 Main St., 758-1170. Burial will be 11 a.m., Monday at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery. Online obituary and guest registry at www.nlrfh.com.