In Memory of






Obituary for John Wesley "Johnny" Evans Jr.

Mr. John “Johnny” Wesley Evans, Jr., born December 8, 1949, was the son of Arvil Bardett Evans and John W. Evans, Sr. He attended Boston Public Schools and the Boston Trade School. John attended the Ebenezer Baptist Church of Boston, where he sang in the choir. A man of many talents, he worked in the John Hancock Building in the Billing Department; a beautician, and a Pastry Chef at the Cabot Company. In 2015, he retired from Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

John departed this life on July 4, 2022 in his home. He leaves to cherish his memory: his sister, Shelia Evans Crossland; brother, Luis Evans; his Life Partner of 29 years, Jerry L. Harvey, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. John was preceded in death by his brothers, Roderick Burdett and William Evans; grandparents, William Arnet and Mary Ella Burdett, whom he was raised by.

In honoring John’s wishes, a private service of cremation will follow.

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