The Life Story of Rodney Evans, Sr.\nSeptember 27, 1951 - December 13, 2022\nIsaiah 54:17\nNo Weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper and every tongue that shall rise against\nthee in judgement thou shalt condemn.\n\nOn September 27, 1951 a baby boy was born in New Orleans, LA. To the late Ethel Mae Morris\nand Elza Lee Evans, Sr. Rodney peacefully entered into eternal rest on Tuesday December 13,\n2022 at the age of 71. Rodney was the father of Rodney Evans, Jr. (Courtney) and the late Elza\nEvans, IV. The grandfather of Rodney "Tre" Evans, III. The husband of the late Pamela Carr\nEvans.\n\nRodney was educated in the St. John the Baptist Parish School System and was a proud alumnus\nof Fifth Ward High School. Rodney worked as a Scaffold Builder for many years at several River\nParish Refineries. He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior and was baptized at Power House\nChristian Church in Laplace, LA. He later became a faithful member of First Antioch Baptist\nChurch in Gramercy, LA. where he served as an Usher.\n\nRodney was known as "Nino" and "The Watermelon Man" to his friends and family. He loved\nto dance and was known as the "Dancing Usher down the aisles" by his fellow church members.\nHis laugh was like no other! Rodney had The Gift of Gab! He was born with a giving spirit so if\nhe had it, you had it! He enjoyed watching the Greenbay Packers on Sundays and He loved\nfishing but would always give his daily catch away. Nino knew someone for everything you\ncould ever need, rather it was an item or a service, he had the connection. 1 call that's all!\nRodney lived the life he truly Loved.\n\nHe leaves to cherish his many precious memories, His 1 st born Son Rodney Evans, Jr. (Courtney),\nOnly beloved Grandson Rodney "Tre" Evans, III. Loving Sister and Caretaker JoAnn Morris\nAlexander, Devoted Brother Raydel Morris Sr. (Dawn), Aunts Martha Parquet and Audrey\nJohnson. Nephews Averell "Mousie" Smith (Jada) and Raydel "Snoopy" Morris, Jr. (Michelle),\nNieces Ashanti Gooden (Jimmie) and Raykael Morris along with a Host of Great Nieces, Great\nNephews, Friends, and Family.\n\nRodney was preceded in death by his Mother Ethel Mae Morris, Father Elza Lee Evans, Sr. His\nbrother Kevin Gray. Son Elza Lee"Noonie" Evans, IV. And his Infant Daughter Tamekia "Chocolate" Evans.\n\nA celebration of life honoring Rodney Evans, Sr. will be held on December 19, 2022, at First Community Antioch Baptist Church, 10860 Hwy 3125, Gramercy, LA 70052. Visitation will begin at 9am. Service will begin at 11am. Interment to follow at St.John Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Laplace, La. Final care and professional services entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E Airline Hwy., Gramercy, LA 70052.\n\n"When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!!"