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Coming together to farewell Laurie Evans, a legendary man and footballer | Oberon Review



THE family of the late Laurie Evans will hold a memorial service at the Oberon RSL Club on Saturday, May 15, starting at 3pm.

Laurie passed away on April 2 last year but, due to COVID, they could not hold a formal funeral.

Laurie was born and raised in Oberon and his family came from Hazelgrove.

After leaving school, he began a life of hard work to establish an exceptionally successful farming career.

He married Beryl Moran in 1951 and together they raised their children, Marcia, Stephen, Julie and Neil.

Laurie was widely regarded throughout the Oberon district for his farming acumen and this was evident at the saleyards where his lambs consistently topped the market.

He was always known for his intelligence, smart thinking and good…

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