Troy Lynn Evans, age 55, was born November 8,1965 in Springfield, OH to the late Don Maurice Evans and Mary Jane Evans-Brown. He was a graduate of Meadowdale High School, Class of 1984, Dayton, OH, and a graduate of Jarvis Christian College, Class of 1988, Hawkins, TX where he joined the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. He also attended Kaplan College, Dayton, OH in 2011 and received his diploma as an Electrical Technician. Troy was last employed with Caterpillar Logistics. Troy was baptized at an early age at Summit Christian Church and served as a Deacon.
Troy played football as a youth and in high school, and from there he became a loyal Raider’s Fan. He was a wonderful and caring person to all whom he met. He would always help his fellow friend, neighbor, and family with odd jobs. Troy and Brown (stepfather) had a great relationship and a love for sports. He would always call Brown to make sure he knew of the upcoming games.
Troy was preceded in death by his father, stepmother, grandparents, three uncles, two aunts, one cousin.
He leaves to cherish his memory: a loving and devoted mother, Mary Jane (Jimmy Sr.) Brown; loving sister, Cheryl Johnson; loving brothers, Maurice (Debra Southard) Evans, Darryl Evans; stepsisters, Michelle (Richard) Hummons, Janis Brown; stepbrothers, Michael (Mary) Brown, Jimmy Jr. (Tyra) Brown; aunt, Denise Martin; uncle, Eugene (Carolyn) Martin; beloved nephews, Don LaMarr (Djedka) Evans, Sean Maurice Evans; great nieces, Kirika and Merista; great nephews, Ibsah and Shefiti; special cousins, Terrence, Nakia, Andrea, Dontrae, Tamara and Felicia; special close friends, Carl Blackshear, Christopher Welch, Tina Anderson, Michael and Stacey Oliphant, Mike Southard, Nick Southard, Dontae Gardner, Ar’Nisha Gresham, De’Marco Gresham; and a host of cousins, other family and friends.
Funeral service will be held 11 am Saturday, October 9, at Summit Christian Church, 4021 Denlinger Rd. Visitation 10 am until time of service. (Mask Required). Interment Shiloh Park Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc.
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