James Evans

James Evans

DECATUR – James Harold Evans, 66, of Decatur, formerly of La Place, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 1301 N. Market St., Monticello, with a funeral Mass to follow at 11 a.m. The Rev. Father Bruce Lopez will officiate. Burial will be in Bement Township Cemetery, Bement. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hopes Unlimited or Macon Resources.

Jim was born June 27, 1946, in Decatur, a son of Kenneth and Anna Curry Evans.

Surviviors include several cousins, Richard and Patty Evans of Monticello and Peggy and Charley Hessling, Christine and Jack Sullivan, and Roger Gregory, all of Washington.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Roux-Hinds Funeral Home, 348 N. Piatt St., Bement, has been entrusted by his family to honor Jim's life.