Riley Joe Evans
Riley Joe Evans-Founding Owner, Funeral Director, Embalmer, and Crematory Operator
Riley Joe is the son of Milford (Spurlock) Evans and the late Riley Evans. He started in the Funeral Business as a teenager at the Johnson Funeral Home at Switzer, WV. He received his education at the Kentucky Mortuary College (now Mid America) in Louisville, KY and was licensed in the State of West Virginia as a Funeral Director/Embalmer in 1974. He later founded the Evans Funeral Home in Chapmanville in 1975 and has been its continuous owner/operator. He is the husband of Teresa, and father of Nicole, Brittany and Jordan. He is also the proud grandfather of Kal Lee and Barrett Lynn, who are the light of his life. Joe is a 33rd degree mason and member of Aracoma Lodge A.F. & A. M. in Logan, Beni-Kedem Shrine Temple in Charleston and a Kentucky Colonel.
Riley Jordan Evans
Jordan Evans-Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, Crematory Operator and LIC
Jordan is the son of Riley Joe and Teresa Evans, and is following in his father's footsteps. Jordan attended Mid-America College of Funeral Service, graduating with his Bachelor's Degree in 2010. He earned his License in 2011. Jordan has grown up around the funeral home and has been a part of the business since an early age, washing cars, cleaning and learning from the experienced staff. He married Rikki Lynn Smith on August of 2013 and welcomed their first child, Barrett Lynn on December 4, 2018. They make their home in Chapmanville. Jordan is a member of the Logan Fire Department and is a member of the Aracoma Lodge A.F. & A. M. in Logan, Beni-Kedem Shrine Temple in Charleston and is a Kentucky Colonel. He and his family presenty attend Crawley Creek Freewill Baptist Chrurch.
William R. 'Bill' Davis
Even though Bill is not a licensed director, he has been involved with the funeral business since the 1950's. His dad worked for Harris Funeral Home in Logan and Bill often helped as a teenager and on into his early twenties. Later, Bill worked for C&P Telephone, AT&T, and retired from Lucent Technology. Following his retirement, he began doing telephone contract work and helping Evans on a part-time basis. Bill previously served on the Logan County Board of Education and the WV Board of Funeral Service Examiners- as the Consumer/Citizen Member. He is married to his wife Florence, and they have one son, Jason. He is also Sunday School Superintendent at his church-Striker Bible Church in Chapmanville.