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John 'Jack' Evans, 72, Retired Compliance Officer

His calling hours are Friday at the Lima Funeral Home and his funeral service is Saturday at First Congregational Church.

John 'Jack' Evans. Credit: Lima Funeral Home
John 'Jack' Evans. Credit: Lima Funeral Home
John "Jack" Evans, of Charles Street, Bristol, passed away on Jan. 11, 2014, at the RI VA Medical Center. He was 72.

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, MA; brother of Sally Monahon of Wakefield and Robert Evans of Swansea, MA; 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. 

Evans was a graduate of the former Colt Memorial High School. He was employed as a manager for Bradlees 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. Evans 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, at 11 am at The First Congregational Church, 281 High Street., Bristol. Burial will be private.

Calling hours are Friday, Jan. 17, from 4-8 PM at the George C. Lima Funeral Home, 367 High Street Bristol. Memorial donations may be made to:Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517 Topeka KS 66675 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

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