December 8, 1954 - June 10, 2021
Mr. Roger “Mudd” William Evans, 66 of Peoria, IL passed away at 7:49 pm on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Roger was born on December 8, 1954 in Columbus, GA to William, Sr., and Mary (Thomas) Evans. The Evans family was very close. Roger always said “I Love You” when parting. Roger played the Harmonica and the Congas with the band “Phase I”. He was a great dancer and was known for being a great “stepper”. He was a fun-loving guy. When he and his brother entered a party; the party got started! Roger leaves to cherish his most precious memories, his daughter, Eisha (Roger, Sr.) Bovan; one brother, William Evans, Jr.,; two sisters, Dorothy Evans and Cynthia Barnes all of Peoria, IL; six grandchildren, Corey Wofford, III, Da’Coreion Wofford, Corneisha Wofford, Roger Bovan, Jr., Rashawd Bovan and Rihanna Bovan; two great grandchildren, Cayden Wofford and Kori Wofford and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Jessie Williams, Johnny Williams and Calvin Evans and a grandson, Corey Wofford, Jr. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 PM, Thursday, July 1, 2021 at Simons Mortuary, with a visitation beginning at 11:30 AM. Pastor Brenda Russell of Mt. Carmel Ministry will officiate. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. The chapel can socially distance and seat no more than 50 or less people. All others will be able to flow through prior to beginning of the service. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible.
Mr. Roger “Mudd” William Evans, 66 of Peoria, IL passed away at 7:49 pm on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Roger was born on December 8, 1954 in Columbus, GA to William, Sr., and Mary (Thomas) Evans. The... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
Mr. Roger “Mudd” William Evans, 66 of Peoria, IL passed away...View More
Flowers & Gifts
Send flowers to the Evans family.Send Flowers