March 5, 1935 - April 21, 2022
Richard T. “Dick” Evans, age 87, resident of Greensboro and beloved husband, father, and grandfather, died peacefully the morning of April 21, 2022. An active member of his community and church, he founded the Greensboro-based civil engineering firm Evans Engineering, Inc. in 1974, and served as its general manager until his retirement. He was a longtime member, Sunday School teacher, Building Committee chairman and choir member of Lawndale Baptist Church in Greensboro, and was raised in Pine Hill Friends Meeting in Ararat, NC. He was a longtime member of the Greensboro Lions Club and served as the Club’s President. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Glenda (Hardy) Evans, his daughter Cynthia Evans Tessien (and son-in-law Bill), his son Richard Jr. (and daughter-in-law Suzanne), and his five grandchildren: Hardy Evans (and granddaughter-in-law Sara), Amelia Evans, and Eugenya, Billy, and Tommy Tessien. A celebration of his life will be held at Lawndale Baptist Church in Greensboro on Monday April 25th at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends following the service at the Christian Life Center at Lawndale Baptist Church. He will be laid to rest at the Pine Hill Friends Meeting cemetery. Forbis & Dick Guilford Chapel is serving the family and online condolences may be offered at www.forbisanddick.com. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in his memory be made to Lamp for Haiti (P.O. Box 187, Montclair, NJ 07042, www.lampforhaiti.org), Lawndale Baptist Church Building Fund (3505 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27408), or the Greensboro Lions Foundation (℅ Lenwood Dennis, Dennis Insurance Group, 901 Battleground Avenue Suite A, Greensboro, NC 27408).
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