John “Jack” Evans, 72, Bristol

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John “Jack” Evans, 72, of Charles Street, passed away on Jan. 11, 2014, at the RI VA Medical Center.

He was the former husband of Judy Evans.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Louis and Frances (Gallagher) Evans.  He was the father of David Motta of Swansea, Mass.; brother of Sally Monahon of Wakefield and Robert Evans of Swansea; grandfather of Amanda Couturier and Chadam Motta; uncle of Neal Monahon, Ann Hathaway, Louis Evans, Robert P. Evans, Jr.; and great-uncle of Brad Hathaway, Jillian Hathaway, Robert Evans III and Katherine Anne Evans.

John was a graduate of Colt Memorial High School. He was employed as a manager for Bradlee's and then as a supervisor for Town & Country Transportation. He was the Code Compliance Officer for the Town of Bristol for 10 years before recently retiring.

He was a life member of the Bristol County Elks and The Cup Defenders Association. John was an avid boater and served as a member of the Bristol Boat Show Committee.  He was a former member of the Bristol Harbor Commission.

His funeral service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2013 at 11 a.m. at The First Congregational Church, 281 High St.

Burial will follow in North Burial Ground in Bristol.

Calling hours are Friday, Jan. 17 from 4-8 p.m. at the George C. Lima Funeral Home, 367 High St., in  Bristol.

Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL 32256 or got@woundedwarriorproject.org.

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