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William Jackson Jack Evins Jr., 83
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Funeral services for William Jackson “Jack” Evins Jr., 83, of Lebanon will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at College Hills Church of Christ with Brother Larry Locke officiating. Burial will follow in the Smithville City Cemetery in Smithville. Mr. Evins passed on Sunday night at the University Medical Center in Lebanon after an extended illness.Born July 27, 1929 in DeKalb County, he was the son of the late William Jackson “Dub” Evins Sr. and Johnnie Estelle (McCartney) Evins Merriman, and was preceded in death by brothers Edgar W. “Eddie” Evins and Dan W. Evins.Jack was involved in various activities throughout his lifetime including playing steel guitar with legendary country star Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys on the Grand Ole Opry, help construct and operate the original Sligo Boat Dock on Center Hill Lake, became a Deputy U.S. Marshal and later U.S. Marshall, Internal Affairs Director for the Davidson County Sheriff’s office, was a faithful member of College Hills Church of Christ, was an avid golfer, fisherman and a huge fan of the University of Tennessee Volunteers Football (Go Big Orange).