Leonard EvansAugust 27, 1927 ~ November 9, 2017 (age 90)
Leonard Evans, 90, of Cumming, Ga passed away November 9th surrounded by family. He has finished his journey here on Earth and has gone to be with his Heavenly Father and his grandson, Cody.
Leonard was a deacon at Lebanon Baptist Church for 66 years and a pillar of the community. He was a custodian at Forsyth Central High School where he was loved by all students and faculty. Papa was truly an angel that walked the Earth. He loved and was loved by all that knew him.
He is preceded in death by his grandson, Joshua Cody Evans; his parents, Henry and Ella Evans; his brothers, JB Evans, Manuel Evans; and his sisters, Ruby Nichols and Ruthie Cranford.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Laura Kate Evans; his son, Michael (Sandra) Evans; his sister, Thelma Nichols; grand-daughter Whitney (Paul) Harper, great-grandchildren, Layla & Deacon Harper; great-godsons Luke & Lawson Burruss.
Services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 11th at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with Interment at Sawnee View Gardens. Officiating will be Rev. Brandon Benefield and Rev. Harold Evans. The family will receive friends on Friday, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am until hour of the service.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Shop with a Cop program, 19 Tucker Ave., Dawsonville, GA 30534. Papa loved children and this will help the less fortunate of the community have Christmas gifts on his behalf.
Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.