Foster Lee Evans, Jr., 79, of Atlanta, GA died June 9, 2012. Lee was a graduate of the Georgia Military Academy, now Woodward Academy, before serving in the U.S. Coast Guard aboard the USCGC COURIER, a State Department-sponsored Voice of America ship, stationed off the Island of Rhodes, Greece. After his service, Lee attended the University of Georgia earning a Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate. At UGA, Lee was a member of Chi Phi Fraternity and the Gridiron Secret Society. Lee began his career with the Coca-Cola Company in trade research in New York City and served as Assistant Pavilion Manager during the 1964 World’s Fair. Upon his return to Atlanta, Lee worked in the banking industry before joining Fulton County in the probation department, where he served in a supervisory capacity until his retirement in 1992. Lee was very active in the Atlanta community and served on the board of the Atlanta Toulouse Sister City Committee, traveling abroad numerous times as an enthusiast of the French culture and its people. Lee was also a descendant of one of the English Trustees serving to incorporate the Colony of Georgia and an avid collector of political and historic memorabilia. He enjoyed times with family and friends in St. Petersburg, FL and stayed in touch with all those he loved and admired through his unyielding dedication to correspondence. Lee is preceded in death by his mother Eleanor Delucia Evans, father Foster Lee Evans, Sr. and brother James Edward Evans. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carol C. Evans, daughter Jill Evans Garrett, son-in-law R. Edward Garrett and grandchildren Hollis Evans Garrett, Walter Edward Garrett and Henry Foster Garrett. Memorial services will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 435 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308 on July 16 at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to either St. Luke’s Episcopal Church or the Shepherd Spinal Center, Multiple Sclerosis Support Charitable Giving 2020 Peachtree Road Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30309.
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