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William Homer Evans

February 2, 1940 — September 27, 2020

William Homer Evans

Mr. William Homer Evans of Halifax, VA passed away Sunday, September 27, 2020 at the Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.  He was born February 2, 1940 in Pittsylvania County, VA and was 80 years old.  He was the son of the late Jack Otis Evans and the late Elsie Moorefield Evans Sellers and was married to Gloria Faye Wilmouth Evans, who survives.


He was a member of the Oak Level Presbyterian Church and retired from Dan River Mills.  He was an avid fisherman, bird hunter and golfer.


Mr. William Homer Evans is survived by:

His Wife

Faye Wilmouth Evans of Halifax

Two Daughters

Angelia Evans Moser and husband Scott of South Boston

Teresa Evans Samples-Brown and husband Donald of Alton

Six Grandchildren

Clay Samples, Jennifer Compton, Jessica Foster, Jennifer Crews, Chase Moser and Victoria Evans

Fourteen Great Grandchildren

One Sister

Odestine Brown of Chatham, VA

A number of nieces and nephews


***Preceded in death by***

One brother, Jim Sellers


Graveside services will be held Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. John Lewandowski officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, funeral services will also be livestream via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


The family will receive friends, celebrating the life of Homer Evans following the graveside service at his homeplace, 2010 Oak Level Rd., Halifax, VA. 


Per his request his remains will return to his homeplace, Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Powell Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Graveside Service

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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