HUEY EVANS... he was born Hubert Evans but EVERYONE knew him as Huey... was a dear friend in the days when I was playing music at Krystal Lounge. I met him about the time he retired from the Sheriff's department, and we had A LOT of fun together.
the son of the late Louise Evans and the late Wallie Bynum. was born on
December 13. 1936 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.
graduated from Pine Tops High School in North Carolina. Moved to Rocky
Mount, NC and then in 1963 took permanent residence in Camden, New
Jersey, where he met his devoted wife, Delores (Sis) Ross.
was hired by the Camden Sheriff’s Department on
August 16. 1966 as a Correctional Officer. Promoted to Sergeant in June
1972, and retired from the Sheriff’s Department on April 1, 1994.
During his employment by the Sheriffs Department he received various
commendations and certificates.
who was affectionately know as Huey, had
a great love for music, dancing and playing pool with his friends.
With prayers of comfort from Reverend Eugene Gilbert, Huey accepted the
Lord Jesus Christ into his life. He departed this life on September 2, at
his home surrounded by his loved ones.
leaves to mourn, his beloved wife, Delores. two daughters, Connie
Parrish-Wallace, husband Louis Wallace of Boynton Beach, FL. Linda
Hairston-Mason, husband Jerome Mason of Pine Hill, NJ, five
grand-children, Richard and Wayne Wilkerson, Nakisha Parrish, Lenae and
Ryan Hairston. step-father, John Dowdy of Raleigh, NC, two sisters,
Carolyn Goode of Raleigh NC, and Linda Harris of Wilson, NC, three
brothers, Donald Dowdy (deceased) of Bailey NC, Elbert Roy Dowdy of
Bailey NC, and Thomas Dowdy. wife sister-in-laws, Joan Hall of Maple
Shade NJ, and Annie Ledora Hall of Middletown DE, eight great
grandchildren, special cousins Bernett Bynum of Philadelphia, PA and
Walter Evans, wife Majorie of Jacksonville NC, long time friend James
Israel and the Israel family and a host of relatives and friends.
Camden Courier-Post - September 9, 2005
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