Charles D. Evans, 70, of Ward went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 3, 2013.

He is survived by his wife Nancy Evans of Ward; two sons, Scott (Karen) Evans of Ward, Greg (Mandy) Evans of Ward; five grandchildren, Christopher Brooks of Salt Lake City, Brandon, Sydney, Alayna and Ainslee; and one sister Lauretta (Jackie) Tedford of Austin.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Dennis and Lorene Evans of Austin.

He was one of the founding members of the Central Arkansas Horse Show Association; President of the Cabot Riding Club; a member of the Arkansas State Fair Board; and President of the Lonoke County Fair Association for thirteen years. He owned Evans Construction for thirty-five years; he and Nancy founded Evans Nursery in 1995. He currently served as a Justice of the Peace for Lonoke County, and was a member of Old Austin Baptist Church.

Visitation was Monday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral Service were 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial at Old Austin Cemetery.

Arrangements by Westbrook, a Smith Family Funeral Home.