Harold “Speedy” Evans, age 85, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Speedy was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. He owned and operated Harold Evans Garage and Wrecker Service and started the first wrecker service in Forsyth County. His passion was restoring classic cars. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Maureen Evans; brothers, Billy Evans, Buddy Evans, Charles Evans.
Survivors include his wife, Dot Evans of Cumming; daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Keith Roper of Cumming; grandchildren, Brandi and Brad Dorsey of Cumming, Evan and Cole Roper of Cumming; great grandchildren, Braxton, Braelen, E. J., Harper and Henley; sister, Evelyn Tate; sister-in-law, Emma Evans of Cumming; and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 25th at 3:00 pm at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ricky Byrd, Rev. Paul Carter and Rev. Ruel Martin officiating. Interment will follow in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home on Saturday from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm and Sunday from 11:00 am until hour of the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to KARE for Kids, Inc., P. O. Box 211, Dawsonville, GA, 30534.
Ingram Funeral Home in Cumming is in charge of arrangements.