Obituary of Mr. Leslie “Les” Todd Evans
Mr. Leslie “Les” Todd Evans of Dagsboro, DE passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. He was 59 years old.
Les was born in Salisbury, MD on June 10, 1961 to the late Donald L. Evans and Clara M. Tracy who survives him. In addition to his father he is also preceded in death by his stepfather Daniel Tracy, mother-in-law Sandy Baker, and brother-in-law David Baker.
Les graduated from Indian River High School in 1979. He co-owned and operated Fireplace Specialties LLC., with his dear friend Kevin Lynch. He was a Master Craftsman and talented Artist. Les was a man of his word, loyal to a fault, dedicated hard worker and always willing to help others. He was a member of The Masonic Lodge AF&AM #37 of Dagsboro, Ducks Unlimited, Delaware Mobile Surf Fishermen, and last but not least The BAMF Club. He enjoyed numerous vacations to the Outer Banks with family and friends, giving lessons in foosball and watching John Wayne and Clint Eastwood films. Les was an avid outdoorsman; he enjoyed duck hunting, fishing, spending time on his Grady-White and had a great appreciation for all types of waterfowl. For many years, he found enjoyment and relaxation in woodworking and decoy carving. Les was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, son/brother-in-law, wonderful friend to many and will be dearly missed by all.
In addition to his mother, Clara M. Tracy of Gumboro, DE; Les is survived by his devoted wife of 26 years Vicky Baker Evans; two children, Taylor Drake Evans and Amanda Blayke Evans and his loving canine companion, AJ, all of Dagsboro, DE; a sister, Donna Evans of Gumboro, DE; a brother, Davis R. Evans (Cheryl) of Millsboro, DE; and his father and mother-in-law, Vic and Brenda Baker of Gumboro, DE. He also leaves behind five nieces Courtney Edwards, Connor Evans, Blaire Beaver, Brooke Wooleyhand and Rylee Baker along with four nephews Dylan Evans, Cole Baker, Christopher Wooleyhand and Jase Baker. He is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, great nieces/ nephews, extended family and many friends.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 11AM –1PM at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE 19966. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, masks and social distancing are required.
The memorial service will follow at 1PM for family only. All others are invited to join via Zoom.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Living Stones Church, 31695 Winterplace Pkwy, Salisbury, MD 21804, Bethel United Methodist Church, PO Box 147, Dagsboro, DE 19939, or Gumboro United Methodist Church, c/o Edith Rickards, 34922 Pear Tree Rd, Millsboro, DE 19966.
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LIVING STONES CHURCH
31695 WINTERPLACE PKWY, SALISBURY MD 21804
BETHEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
PO BOX 147, DAGSBORO DE 19939
GUMBORO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
C/O EDITH RICKARDS 34922 PEARTREE ROAD, MILLSBORO DE 19966