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Harold “Speedy” Evans

Harold “Speedy” Evans, 85, of Cumming, died Nov. 21, 2018. 

Speedy was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. He owned and operated Harold Evans Garage and Wrecker Service and started the first wrecker service in Forsyth County. His passion was restoring classic cars.

His parents, George and Maureen Evans; and brothers, Billy Evans, Buddy Evans and Charles Evans, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Dot Evans of Cumming; daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Keith Roper of Cumming; grandchildren, Brandi and Brad Dorsey of Cumming, Evan and Cole Roper of Cumming; great-grandchildren, Braxton, Braelen, E. J., Harper and Henley; sister, Evelyn Tate; sister-in-law, Emma Evans of Cumming; and a number of nieces, nephews; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Nov. 25 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Ricky Byrd, Rev. Paul Carter and Rev. Ruel Martin officiating. Interment followed in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 24 and from 11 a.m. to the hour of service Nov. 25.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to K.A.R.E. for Kids, Inc., P. O. Box 211, Dawsonville, Ga., 30534.

Ingram Funeral Home of Cumming was in charge of arrangements.