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Walter Edward "Bo" Evans

January 4, 1940 — March 25, 2023

Walter Edward "Bo" Evans

Mr. Walter Edward “Bo” Evans, 83, of Heard Drive, Elberton, husband of 44 years to Patty Faye Lesseur Cleveland Evans, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at his residence.


Mr. Evans was born in Elberton on January 4, 1940, son of the late Worley E. Evans and Mary Chandler Lee Evans. He worked all of his life in various positions in the granite industry, but will be most remembered by his talented top polishing work. Bo was an avid fisherman and enjoyed trips to the mountains. He enjoyed cracking jokes and making others laugh. Bo and Patty were members of Northside Baptist Church.


Survivors, in addition to his wife Patty, include his daughters: Tammy E. (Ricky) Holland of Elberton, Nancy E. (Phillip Adams) Jones of Dewy Rose, and Tammy C. (Bruce Cochran) English of Eatonton; grandchildren: Kelly H. (Phillip) Edwards, Katie Holland, AJ Jones, Mary Jones, Tina Jones, and Taylor English; and great-grandchildren: Katelynn, Malik, Gage, Dalton, Conner, Gavin, Braden, Ellie, Landen, and Chance.


In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters: Belle Harrison and Emma Mills.


Graveside services celebrating Bo’s life will be held on Wednesday, March 29, at 2 o’clock at Forest Hills Memorial Park with the Rev. David McConnell officiating.


There will be no formal visitation; however, Mr. Evans will lie in state on Tuesday, March 28, from 9:00a.m.-4:30p.m. at Berry Funeral Home for those wishing to pay their respects and sign the guestbook.


Flowers are accepted and contributions may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association.


Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com.


Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Walter Edward “Bo” Evans.

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Past Services

Lying In State

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

9:00am - 4:30 pm (Eastern time)

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1 Berry Lane, Elberton, GA 30635

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Forest Hills Memorial Park

Highway 17 South, Elberton, GA 30635

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Burial

Forest Hills Memorial Park

Highway 17 South, Elberton, GA 30635

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