In Memoriam


Beloved Husband and Wife


Philip Roger Evans


Ruth "Ruthie" (Rhodes) Evans

(1938 - 2010)


(1939 - 2008)








GREENSVILLE, S.C.- Philip Rodger Evans, 72, of Greenville, S.C., passed away Monday (July 12, 2010.) A graduate of Hornell High School, Class of '56, he never met a person he didn't like. You could either find him on a golf course or out shooting billiards somewhere.

He was predeceased by his wife, Ruth.

He is survived by his mother, Mildred Evans of Hornell; his brother Henry (Nicole) Evans of San Antonio, Texas; his sister Barbara (Fred) Calnan of Dansville; his son Mark (Jeanne) Evans of Hinesville, Ga.; his daughter, Cindy Earnest of N. Charleston, S.C.; his grandchildren, Kristen, Bryan, and Megan; and great-granddaughter, Hailey.

There will be no services as per family wishes.

In lieu of flowers, please send any donations to the Hospice of Charleston, they are truly angels.




GREENVILLE, S.C.  - Ruth Rhodes Evans, 68, of Greenville, passed away at home Sunday (April 6, 2008) after a long illness.

A long time resident of Hornell, New York, Ruth was raised in the Hornell Children's Home and graduated from Hornell High School, Class of 1957. She was a devoted homemaker, an avid flea marketer, and a huge lover of animals.


Ruth was also an accomplished mime (pantomime artist) having performed all over the New York Southern Tier to include her most memorable performance at the Corning Glass Works around 1957 when she shared the stage with the famous clown Emmett Kelly.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Philip Evans; her son, Mark Evans (Jeanne) of Hinesville, Ga.; her daughter, Cindy Earnest of Summerville, S.C.; granddaughters, Kristin and Megan; grandson, Bryan; great-granddaughter, Hailey.

In lieu of flowers, any contributions can be made in her name to the Open Arms Hospice of Greenville and the ALS Association.

There will be no services per her wishes.