Luther Julius Evans Jr.



Luther Julius Evans Jr., age 75, of Hartwell, Ga., passed away on Jan. 22, 2020.

Luther was born the son of the late Luther Julius Evans Sr. and Clessie Ellenburg Evans on December 31, 1944. Luther was a Christian and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church in Seneca, South Carolina and an honorary member of the Abundant Life Church in Hartwell, Georgia. In his professional career Luther worked for Duke Power, as a pipe fitter. He was an avid fan of all sports and a huge supporter of the Clemson Tigers. He enjoyed being outdoors as well, and enjoyed spending time fishing.

 In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by, one son, Anthony Evans;  one grandson, Josh Evans; one sister, Evelyn Patterson.

In addition to his mother, his survivors include his loving companion of thirty years, Ruth Shirley; two sons, Scotty Evans, of Seneca, S.C., Mark Evans, of Seneca, S.C.; his brother, Kenneth Evans, of Rock Hill, S.C.; brother-in-law, Bo Patterson; his sister, Carol Holland, of Seneca, S.C.; six grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren also survive him.

A funeral service was held on Saturday January 25, 2020 in the Chapel of the Beck Funeral Home at 2 p.m. with Rev. Michael Rogers officiating.

 Burial followed the service in the Oconee Memorial Cemetery in Seneca, S.C.

Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at