Robert Gordon Evans, Jr.
June 17, 1939 - July 31, 2022
Robert (Bob) G. Evans, Jr. died July 31, 2022, at Pennybyrn at Maryfield, High Point.
He was born to Robert and Eileen Evans on June 17, 1939, in New York City.
Bob grew up in the Washington Heights section of NYC and graduated from New York University in 1961. He served in the US Army, was stationed at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana, and completed a tour of duty in South Korea. He began work in Accounting with Esso (Exxon) in 1963 but spent the majority of his career as an independent consultant in systems analysis and programming.
Bob is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marilyn Lang Evans; daughter Mary Evans McNamara of La Grange, IL, sons Tom (Diane) of Issaquah, WA and Jim of Moscow, ID; grandchildren Declan, Owen and Bronwyn McNamara and Jack Evans. Bob is preceded in death by his parents and daughter-in-law Lisa Evans.
A Celebration and Thanksgiving for the Life of Bob will be held at 2 PM Thursday, August 4 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, High Point followed by a private interment in the church columbarium.
Memorial contributions in Bob’s name may be directed to the Pennybyrn Resident Care Fund, Pennybyrn at Maryfield, 109 Penny Rd, High Point, NC 27260.
Wright Funerals-Cremations, High Point is in charge of arrangements.