Howard (Pops) Ralph Evans, Jr., 75, of Capon Bridge, WV passed away Saturday April 30, 2022 doing what he loved to do: riding his motorcycle for a good cause.
Born November 20, 1946 at Fort Hood Texas, he was the son of the late Howard R. Evans, Sr. and Nellie Evans Osbourne.
Pops was a proud 22 1/2 year United States Army Veteran. Having served in Germany, Korea, and Vietnam, he retired to West Virginia.
He is survived by his loving wife Barbara Marie (Hichborn) Evans, Sons Howard R. Evans, III and Jesse T. Evans and wife Taylor and daughters Sheila Garrett, Tammy Marie Karl and KC Herron, step-daughters Lucinda Fisher and husband Brian; Jo-Ellen Hawes, and Katherine Andrews and husband Donnie. Multiple grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Pops also leaves his faithful support companion Maggie
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers William McKinley Evans, Ronnie Evans and David Osbourn,
Pops loved his country, his motorcycle, his friends at the American Legion, American Legion Riders, Healing Waters Church and members of Chapter A Goldwing Riders who all became like family.
A visitation will be held Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 6pm with a service to follow at 7pm all held at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be donated in Pop’s memory to Capon Bridge Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 265, Capon Bridge, WV 26711.