Jeffery L. Evans

August 10, 1962 ~ February 3, 2020 (age 57)


Jeffery Lewis Evans also known as “Rocky” was born August 10, 1962 in Joliet, Illinois to Fred Woods, Sr. and the late Louella Evans.  He received Christ as his personal Savior at an early age.  He was a member of St. Mark C.M.E. Church in Joliet, Illinois.

Jeff received his GED and went on to work as a Machine Operator at Alcoa Engineered Products until he took an early retirement in the early 2000s.

In July 1980, he married Gloria Stine Evans and from that marriage, he had three beautiful girls; Darnesha Travis, Shanta Evans and Stephanie Evans.

Jeff enjoyed reading books at the library, taking photos and also restoring photos.

Jeff was a family man.  He loved all his children and grandchildren.

On Monday, February 3, 2020, God decided to call Jeffery home.

Jeff leaves to cherish his memory; his father, Fred Woods, Sr.; brothers, Fredrick Evans, Aldric Evans, Fred Woods, Jr. and Kern Woods; his sisters, Lisa Hilton and Medina Woods; his children, Darnesha Travis, Shanta Evans, Stephanie Evans, and Jermeil Evans; his special uncle, Thomas “Mickey” Ford; special aunt, Gwen Ford and a special friend, Ginger Patrick and a host of other friends and family.

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