Obituary of Angus Evans
Passed peacefully away June 3rd 2018, Angus Owen Edward Evans at the Dr. Hugh Twomey Health Care Centre. Mr. Evans (Angus) Retired from Abitibi Price – Woodland Division and was a lifetime member of the Botwood Lions Club. Predeceased by his father Jabez Evans, mother Mary (Oake), Brothers Harry and his wife Ethel (Langdon), and Edward.
Left to mourn are wife Marion Doris Evans (Waterman). Sons Edward George (Gloria (Lolly)) Evans and Clifford (Tip) Owen (Pat Weins) Evans. 7 Grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. James Martin Carter will conduct the funeral services at Trinity United Church in Botwood on Thursday June 7th 2018. Interment will be at Evans Point Lane Cemetery, Northern Arm. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Hoskins Funeral Home in Botwood. Urnbearers will be Edward and Clifford (Tip) Evans.
Angus was married to his loving wife, Marion for 65 years. They produced two sons – Edward and Clifford (Tip). In his younger years, Angus worked with his father in harvesting wood for the sawmills in Charles Brook and Mill River. When the lumber business was sold off he became attached to paving contractors, and spend time working on the TCH and other secondary roads including the roads to Bonavista and Gander Bay. Angus found his way to the woods division of Aibitibi as a contractor and eventually as a full-time mechanic.
He enjoyed his time with the Botwood Lions Club Bingo’s and Botwood Days kept him busy. He enjoyed farming, fishing, curling, darts, horseshoes, and cards. He loved his family, his wife, his son’s families, his grand children and great grand children, his relatives and many, many friends.
It is with great thanks to the Doctors and Nurses of the Central Regional Hospital and the Dr. Hugh Twomey Health Care Centre for their support in his final days. A big thank you to Killick Retirement Home manager and staff for all the love and support given to Angus over the past couple of years.
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