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James "Jimmy" O. Evans

February 13, 1940 — June 4, 2023

James "Jimmy" O. Evans

We are sad to announce the death of James “Jimmy” O. Evans, 83, of Benton, LA. He passed away June 4, 2023, after a respiratory and vascular illness at the VA Medical Center in Shreveport. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Norma Evans; daughter, Alisa Sheppard and husband, James; son, Eric Evans and wife, Ami; grandkids, Justin, Jeremy, Aaron, Maddox, Lilla Cate; and great-grandson Waylon.

Jimmy was born in Mansfield, LA to James and Christine Evans. They preceded him in death, as does his beloved Boston Terrier, Prince.

Jimmy proudly served in the United States Air Force for 20 years, serving tours in Homestead, FL, Thailand, Warner Robbins, GA, and Wichita, KS, before retiring in Benton, LA.

A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Jimmy will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2023, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2201 Airline Drive, Bossier City, LA. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service. Burial with full military honors to follow the service at Oak Grove Cemetery, Convers, LA.  

Honoring Jimmy as pallbearers will be James Sheppard, Justin Sheppard, Jeremy Sheppard, Aaron Sheppard, Eric Evans, and Maddox Evans.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, June 16, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Bossier City

2201 Airline Dr., Bossier, LA 71111

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Memorial Service

Friday, June 16, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Bossier City

2201 Airline Dr., Bossier, LA 71111

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Burial

Friday, June 16, 2023

Oak Grove Cemetery

, Converse, LA 71419

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