Deceased Information

  • DECEASED

    Robert Evans

  • AGE

    87

  • DATE OF DEATH

    Friday, December 08, 2017

  • DATE OF FUNERAL

    Sunday, December 10, 2017

  • TIME OF FUNERAL

    2:30 PM

  • PLACE OF FUNERAL

  • SHIVA INFORMATION

    4:30 PM Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the home of Kathy and Jason Evans

    5700 Glen Errol Rd. Atlanta, GA 30327

  • DONATIONS

  • OBITUARY

    Robert Evans, 87, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully Friday, December 8, 2017. He was born November 18, 1930 in Durham, NC to Sara and Emmanuel Evans, both of blessed memory. Robert served in the US Navy during the Korean War before embarking on a career as a TV journalist with CBS News and later a professional speaker. He is survived by his sons Jason (Kathy) and Jeffrey (Laurie); daughter, Julie Caplan (Greg); grandchildren: Drew, Alec, Sarah, Brian, and Eric Evans and Norah and Josephine Caplan; and brother, Eli. Sign online guestbook at www.edressler.com. Graveside services will be held 2:30 PM Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs, with Rabbi Bradley Levenberg officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Temple Sinai Atlanta. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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  • The Dressler Family

    May the memories of our loved ones remain for a blessing.

  • Nathaniel Lack

    I am so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Over the years I considered him not only a client but a dear friend. I will always remember our long discussions about politics and foreign policy we had over dinner and sharing many basketball games with him. I admired him greatly and am saddened by his loss.

    December 28, 2017 , 03:21 AM


  • Jane and Craig Walters

    Dear Family of Bob, Craig and I were Bob\'s next door neighbors for several years, and enjoyed many conversations and an occasional dinner with Bob. I\'ve wondered over the last few years how he was doing. It\'s a God thing that I just happened across the obit announcement in the AJC. SO sorry for your loss!

    November 30, -0001 , 12:00 AM


  • Ben Corley

    Sending prayers, thoughts, and love to you and the entire Evans family during this difficult time. I am so very sorry for your loss.

    November 30, -0001 , 12:00 AM


  • Barbara & Dick Planer

    We are so sorry to her about Bob\'s death. Our familys in North Carolina went back a long way and we will miss him. We certainly enjoyed seeing him in Atlanta at the various we attended with Bob. Barbara & Dick

    November 30, -0001 , 12:00 AM


  • Sandra Caplan

    Bob\'s smiling face will surely be missed at out family gatherings. So sorry for your loss.

    November 30, -0001 , 12:00 AM


  • Elaine & Jerry BLUMENTHAL

    So sorry to learn of Bob\'s death. He was such a strong voice for first the news and later for Israel Bonds. He leaves a great legacy in his children. Elaine & Jerry

    November 30, -0001 , 12:00 AM


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