Funeral services for Robert Lee Evans, 50, were held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Lugoff First Baptist Church with burial following in the church cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Albert Allen and the Rev. Greg Sweet officiated. The family received friends Saturday from 5-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lugoff-Elgin High School ABLE Club.
Mr. Evans died Wednesday, November 27, 2013. Born in Bainbridge, Indiana, he was a son of the late Charles Edward and Mary Griebelbauer Evans. A graduate of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, he was a deputy sheriff with the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Department and currently the School Resource Officer at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School. He spent 20 years in Law Enforcement.
Mr. Evans was a member of Lugoff First Baptist Church and a member of the Lugoff-Elgin Football Gameday Operations crew. His passion was being the voice of the Demons, and loved the phrase "It’s another Demon... FIRST DOWN, Let’s Move Those Chains". He was an assistant coach for the basketball team and football team at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching NASCAR, especially Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson.
Surviving are his wife of 20 years, Beth Marie Evans; daughter Katelyn Evans of Lugoff; son Lee Evans of Lugoff; brother, Russell Evans, Sr. (Vicki) of Greencastle, IN; sister, Pamela Evans (Steven) of Wilmington, NC; nephew, Russell Evans Jr. (Shiloh); niece, Jennifer Dunfee (Kenny); and numerous other nephews and nieces; and his beloved pets, Mo and Harley.
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