October 5, 1935 - January 11, 2022
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Lamar Avans and sister, Prinel Batey.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma Avans; sons, Charles (Rodenna) Avans and Chris (Lisa) Bynum; daughter, Sabra Long; brothers, Gary and Terry Avans; sisters, Brenda (Ralph) Moore, Jean (Neal) Hill and Karen (David) Haun; grandchildren, Stephanie (Curtis) Wright, Noah Bynum, Dusty Winters and Celeste Dover; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM ET on Friday, January 14, 2022 in the Bryant Chapel of Moore Funeral Home with Brother Terry Avans officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 12:00 – 2:00 ET. He will be laid to rest at Gib Dock Cemetery.
A special thank you goes out to the staff Southern Care New Beacon Hospice for their care and dedication during his final days.