Crossed the Bar, General News, Uncategorized

It is with much sadness that  I report that First Officer(SE) John Michael Evans  RFA(Retd)  (not a member but part of our RFA family) crossed the bar on  Wednesday 15th December 2021 aged 69 . As further details become available I will post them to this page. The funeral arrangements are being made by Livesey Funeral Services. Horwich (HERE for their website and HERE for a map) and will expected to be held at Overdale Crematorium (HERE for their website and HERE for a map)  at 11:00 on Thursday 20th January 2022.

Old shipmates and colleagues will be most welcome to attend (subject to to any Covid restrictions extant at the time) and will be invited to join the family for refreshments afterwards.

Family flowers only but donations in lieu and in John’s name should be made to the RFA Association the RFA Association via the Funeral Directors or our Paypal account (

On behalf of the RFA Association I offer our sincere condolences to his former wife Deidre, three children, Michael, Paul and Jennifer and six grandchildren. Thanks also to his daughter, Jennifer who made the report to me.

If you have any remembrances of John please email it to me at and I will post them on this page. Alternatively you can post to our facebook page “RFA Crossed the Bar”. I am also looking for photographs of John  for this piece and the RFA Association Gallery and Archive, if you have one please email it to me.

First Officer(SE) John Evans RFA(Retd) 1952 – 2021