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Robert “Bob” Evans

Robert “Bob” Evans

Robert “Bob” Evans, 76 of Pikeville, Tennessee passed away Sunday, February 12, 2023, at home with his loving family by his side.

Before operating Mr. Bob’s Barber Shop with his wife, Arlene, Robert served in the United States Navy. Bob loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He liked the outdoors, farming, horses, hunting, and cars.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James “Doc” and Ora Brewer Evans; brothers, James Jr. and Clayton Evans; sisters, Frances Romans, and Naomi Viers.

He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-five years, Arlene Blankenship Evans; son, Chris Evans; daughter, Sherry (David) Rose; grandchildren, Keaton, Rylee, Finley, and Ensley Evans, Bryson and Ava Rose; brothers, Frank (Nancy) Evans, Jerry (Diane) Evans; sisters, Alice (Harold) Deweese, Deborah (Dallas) Roberson; special friends, David and Alice Dodson; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A celebration of life with military honors will be 1:00 p.m. CST Tuesday, February 14, in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Dwight Parrish officiating. Burial will follow in Blackburn Cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers are Chris Evans, David Rose, Bryson Rose, David Dodson, Adam Simmons, and Conner DiMauro. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Monday, February 13, at the funeral home.

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Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.

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