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Evans Kitchens

HAMLET — Evans Lamar Kitchens, of Hamlet, passed away at Pruitt Health, Rockingham on Aug. 25, 2020; he was 79.

Evans was born Sept. 7, 1940 in Washington County, Georgia, son of James and Lillian A. Kitchens.

Evans was a charter member of The Nazarene Church in Sandersville, Georgia. He spent 35 years traveling thru 34 states, in the Harness Horse Racing business. He began with John Patterson Stables, Thomasville, Georgia, Billy Houghton Stables, Pompano Beach, Florida, and ending his career with George Sholty Stables, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Evans was an avid Georgia Bulldogs, Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Braves fan. 

He loved and was loved by all, never meeting a stranger and always had a Lexington, Kentucky, Horse story; he would give his last dollar to a complete stranger.

Surviving siblings are James Kitchens of Frederick, Colorado, Fred Kitchens of Cottageville, South Carolina, Ann Burrows Page (Don) of Eutawville, South Carolina, Curtis Kitchens of Hamlet, William Kitchens of Hamlet and Connie Smith (Jack) of Summerville, South Carolina; many cousins, nieces, nephews and countless friends.


A graveside service will be held at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, near Tennille, Georgia on Sept. 12, 2020 at 10 a.m.

He will be missed by all who were blessed to know him.

Go Rest High, Brother!

Harrington Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Kitchens.


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