Dewey C. “D.C.” Evans Jr., 74, of Hebron, Md., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at his home. He was born in Rocky Mount, N.C., on July 12, 1944, son of the late Dewey C. Evans Sr. and the late Irene (Bottoms) Evans.
Evans had a 35-year career in law-enforcement, serving on the Delaware State Police and with several municipalities. He was a Mason with Accomack Lodge 243 in Chincoteague, Va., and a member of Calvary Chapel in Salisbury, Md.
Evans is survived by his loving wife of almost 32 years, Judy (Voorhies) Evans; three children, Beverly Evans Brown and her husband, Matthew, of Great Mills, Md., Christin Merriman and her husband, Marcus, of Williamsburg, Va., and Justin Reynolds and his wife, Viki, of Murfreesboro, Ark.; his grandchildren, Christopher Taylor and his wife, Ashley, of Tucson, Ariz., Elizabeth Beishline and her husband, Nicholas, of Boalsburg, Pa., Amanda Reynolds of Severn, Md., Harrison Merriman of Richmond, Va., Savannah Merriman of Williamsburg, Va., Emily Posey and Jarod Posey, both of Murfreesboro, Ariz.; two great-grandchildren, Zoe Hohn and Jameson Taylor of Tucson, Ariz.; and a sister, Lois Hill and her husband, Scott, of Harrington, Del.
A celebration of Evans’ life will be held Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at 4 p.m. at Calvary Chapel, 737 East Main Street, Salisbury, Md. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to Coastal Hospice; P.O. Box 1733; Salisbury, MD 21802. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.