James Evans passed away on January 22, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Wilmington, DE to the late Hamilton and Annie Evans. James was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War, where he received the Army of Occupation Medal and Marksman award. He was a member of the Oriental Masonic Lodge # 27, A.F. & A.M. James retired from Amtrak and was a longtime member of Christ United Methodist Church. He enjoyed reading, gardening, going to the beach, and was an avid football fan. James especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren

James was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Doris S. Evans. He is survived by many loving family members.

Friends may call on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 9:30-10:30 at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808 where a service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Dr., Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.