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Lt. Commander Joseph Thomas Evans

October 18, 1949 ~ April 17, 2021 (age 71)

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Lt. Commander Joseph Thomas Evans, 71, of Corydon, KY passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021 at his home.

Lt. Commander Evans was born October 18, 1949 in Owensboro, KY to the late J. T. and Dorothy Gray Evans.  He was a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy and served his country for 12 ½ years. He also worked as a Senior Operations Supervisor for the Federal Aviation Administration and was an alumni of Brescia University.   

He is survived by his sisters, Phyllis Buchanan (David) of Corydon, KY and Sharon Young of Marysville, OH; brother, Richard Evans (LaVeta) of Rockhill, SC; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothea T. Evans, sister, Jean Bertram; brother, LeRoy Evans; and his parents, J. T. and Dorothy Gray Doom. 

Funeral services with military honors will be Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services, in Salem, KY.  Lt. Commander Evans will be interred in Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL.

Friends may visit with the family between the hours of 5 PM and 8 PM Tuesday, April 20, 2021 and on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 10 AM until the 2 PM funeral hour in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services in Salem, KY.

Condolence may also be left online at boydfuneraldirectors.com.

To send flowers to Lt. Commander Joseph Thomas Evans' family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 20, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services (Salem, KY)
212 East Main St
Salem, KY 42078

Visitation
Wednesday
April 21, 2021

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services (Salem, KY)
212 East Main St
Salem, KY 42078

Funeral Service
Wednesday
April 21, 2021

2:00 PM
Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services (Salem, KY)
212 East Main St
Salem, KY 42078

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