David “Radio” Evans, Sr


David was born July 9, 1960 in Beckley WV and later in life moved to Columbus, OH, so of the late James and Lyvonia Evans. He served his time in the US Army with an honorable discharge.

David had a love of fishing, working on cars, and hunting on the Evans Hill, he was co-founder of The Saddle Tramp M.C. which he found great joy in riding with. David had a passion for cooking and telling jokes, which he knew would make everyone smile. He also had a great love for his family, especially his kids and grandkids.

David fought a long and hard battle with his wife Doris (Laney) Evans and his family by his side and always stated “I will die with cancer and not from cancer”.

David is preceded in death by his parents, James and Lyvonia Evans; and four siblings, James Evans, Jr., Donna L (Missy) Evans, Marie Evans, and Cynthia Evans.

David leaves to cherish his memory wife, Doris Evans; children, Biggie Phares, David Braze (Tameka) Evans, Jr., Jason (JoAnn) Bowles, Ramona Bowles, and Anthony Lewis; eight siblings, Roger (Linda) Evans, Edgar (Gloria) Evans, Lawrence (Cheryl) Evans, Lorenzo Charles (Greta) Evans, John (Susan) Evans, Richard (Yvette) Evans, Justine (Charles) Slaughter, and Linda (Robert) Bell; four grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends; including a very special family member, faithful dog Earl Evans.

Visitation 11:00am and Funeral 12:00pm Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at The Meeting Point, 2866 Noe Bixby Road.


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Condolence Messages

  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. Thinking of you all.

  2. I will truly miss you now who mommy gonna call to get me together. Love you dearly.

    Ya Daughter/ Niece

  3. Latricia "Codak" Rardon

    Man, Uncle Brother! Although you prepared us for this, it doesn’t make it any easier. I will truly miss our talks sitting in the Compound garage, just you & I, taking, laughing, crying, you telling your crazy jokes & we just reminiscing on so much. You will be & are already truly missed. I love you! Your Sister Niece!

    • Family I’m with you in spirit praying for God’s strength and peace for you all. David will forever be missed and always loved. My sincere condolences.❤

  4. Dionne aka Deelicious

    Radio you will truly be missed. So many times I can remember you making me laugh until I would cry. I will miss your smile and your cooking. Who in the world is going to make me that amazing peach cobbler. Ride easy my friend until we meet again.

  5. sleep for now and I’ll see you in paradise!

  6. Seana "God's Child" Matshall

    My prayers are with you all. Although, there’s an empty feeling in our hearts, let us rejoice with the angels, for Radio has gone home.
    All My Love

  7. Oh Radio how I will miss sitting on the compound listening to your jokes all while watching you light up the most amazing fire that you kept so well maintained You were an amazing person, friend, father, Etc. You will be truly missed ❤

  8. Yolanda Gilliam Jackson

    Beautiful Tribute of David…cherish his love and great legacy. ❤️

  9. To the Evans family my deepest condolences and love are with you all on this day. David will be missed his smile was infectious as he always had a positive word to say

    From the Lowe family, Mount Hope WV

  10. To the Evans Family,
    We’re so sorry to hear that your loved one (and another member from our small community of Mount Hope -earlier Uncle Pete) has passed. We know David will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by many. We will keep the Evans Family in our prayers!!

    Lennie and Louise Ambler Powell & Family (West Virginia )

  11. You will forever be in my heart ❤ I will love you forever. My Hero you will forever be missed . Love your Shero

  12. You will be missed my brother. Things will never be the same. I love you David E (Radio)

  13. Arnise Cookie-Madea Palmore abd family

    From Arnise Cookie- Madea Palmore and family!
    Sending my deepest condolesences , love and prayers to my entire bonus Evans family. Bro/fam David aka Radio Evans, May you Rest in Paradise. Saddle What? Saddle Tramps! Fly and Ride high in the heavenly sky above.

  14. Mozelle Allen Columbus, Ohio

    My sincere condolences to the Evans family. And my brother in Christ Lawrence Evans. Praying for you during this difficult time. May you find comfort and strength in the your faith in God.
    God Bless You and the family.

  15. V-TWIN M.C. (GEE)

    Going to miss you my friend my brother and a leader so we will never turn are off love you BRO

  16. R.I.H to a Bro who Taught me so much Going to miss talking to you about cooking and Fishing at the Magic pond what you use to call it. Thank you for Teaching me how to cook those famous ribs. Every time I’m on the grill you will be thought of. As you would say to me when you was leaving the job.”I Done my time I’m going Home” Yes you Have and you will be Missed. R.I.H

  17. I’m going to miss you thinking about cramping out so much fun never miss one never new what’s next love it so much fun going to miss that smile,MsLu RareBlood

    • My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends. There is no sorrow that God cannot heal. You fought the fight David and won!!!
      Your presence will be missed. Rest in peace, cousin. We will always love and remember you!❤❤❤

  18. I love you all! I’m sorry for the loss of Uncle David. My prayers are with you all. May God comfort and strengthen all who are hurting. God bless…

  19. I have loved you for a very long time and watched you grow up into a terrific man, husband and father. You will be greatly missed.

    Rest In Peace with love

    Your other “mom”

  20. Bishop James Jones

    My condolences to the family of my cousin David truly our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. David was a joy to be around and a pleasure to talk to. He will be missed at the family reunions. Just remember God is our strength and comforter.

    With Love
    Bishop James Jones & family

  21. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. So very sorry for your loss.

    Dan and Mary Daniel

  22. My brother my friend, I am so at peace but hurt at the same time you never gave up faith, you believe til the end , I know you are with God now no more pain and suffering, you will always be in my heart the tears will always be there because I love you am miss you so much, for two years all I knew was to come and make sure you was ok now what do I do , I can’t visit you anymore but I have memories to whole on two for the rest of my life, love you my lil big brother ♥️

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