Jimmie Evans

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Jimmie Evans

July 21, 1934 - March 10, 2019

Jimmie Evans Jimmie Taskel Evans, age 84, of Somerset, KY, departed this life on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at his residence.
Jimmie was born on July 21, 1934 in Somerset, KY, to the late Thomas Lee and Alvilda Shephard Evans. He was a Sergeant in the United States Army and served in World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam. Jimmie loved telling military stories. He was a huge KY Wildcat fan and NASCAR fan, especially of Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Michela Evans, whom he married on March 28, 2005 in Somerset; one step-daughter, Becky Johnson of Somerset; two daughters, Lynthia Dowdy of Somerset and Susan Conrad of Castle, Germany; one brother, Earnest (and Faye) Evans of Versailles, KY; three sisters, Sue (and Jackie) Vaught of Somerset, Patricia Whitaker of Loretta, FL and Linda (and Don) Cash of Loretta, FL; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, including a special granddaughter, Kristina Smith of Burnside.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Ernest Weddle; and one daughter, Christy Evans.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
His funeral service will follow on Wednesday at 1:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Mullins officiating.  Burial will be at Mill Springs National Cemetery. Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post# 38 Honor Guard.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website at: www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Jimmie Evans.
Published on March 11, 2019
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