Leonard Evans
Leonard I. Evans
  • 76 years old
  • Date of birth: Feb 8, 1940
  • Date of passing: Feb 16, 2016
Let the memory of Leonard be with us forever

SFC Ret. Leonard I. Evans of Columbus, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Gentiva Hospital. He was 76 years old and resided at 4810 Velpoe Drive.

SFC Evans will be laid to rest with full military honors at the National Cemetery in Ft. Mitchell, AL., on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 following a 11:00 A.M. Homegoing Celebration in the Chapel of Progressive Funeral Home, Inc., officiated by Rev. James B. Cannon.

Visitation is Wednesday 10:00 A.M. until the funeral hour at the Chapel.
The cortege will depart from the residence Wednesday at 10:45 A.M.

Arrangements entrusted to Progressive Funeral Home, Inc. "A Touch Of Dignity For Those Who Care."


Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Pat Venable-Williams on 24th February 2016

"To: The Entire Family:

Extending deepest sympathy to each of you. Thoughts and prayers  
are with you.  In the mist of your sorrow, hold on to God's promise for  
it is written...I will never leave thee nor forsake thee (Hebrew 13:5).

Leonard never forgot family, friends and East Park.  We will miss him  
being on the grill, waiting to hear him say "it's done!"

Leonard keep the grill burning in eternity and we will meet you there when it's done!"

This tribute was added by Doris Boyden-McCormick on 23rd February 2016

"The Officers and Members of Central Baptist Church wish to extend to the family of Leonard I. Evans our deepest sympathy.
"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted."  Matthew 5:4
We know that it is hard to bear right now, but remember that death is only the end of the physical life and the beginning of an eternal life.  May our prayers ease you through this difficult time.  We pray that God will grant you only precious memories and lose nothing by death.
Brother William Pannell, Deacon Board Chairman
Sister Doris Boyden-McCormick, Church Clerk"

This tribute was added by Virginia Reynolds on 22nd February 2016

"To The Evans and Montgomery family

Extending my condolences to all and keeping you in prayer
Blessings, comfort and Love"

This tribute was added by Trisha Banks on 21st February 2016

"I am so sorry for your loss.  We will be praying for you and your family during this time.  May God bless and keep you and your family. Praying
Dorothy Denson, Bernice, Hazel and Martha and all of the family
From Trisha Banks from Beckley WV"

This tribute was added by Geneva Turner on 21st February 2016

"To: Queen and family, you are in my prayers. Leonard was a friend who will be missed. God will comfort you as you celebrate Leonard's life and as you remember him in time to come."

This tribute was added by Patty Alexander on 21st February 2016

"The class of 68 extends heartfelt to you in loss of your husband. May the ;memories of Leonard give u comfort. GOD bless you and your family.  'PATTY DENT."

This tribute was added by Geraldine Williams on 19th February 2016

"To: Mrs. Queen Evans and Family, May God Keep you and bless you with his strength, Amen!"

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