Robert Evans, 87, of Atlanta passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.

He was born Nov. 18, 1930, in Durham, N.C., to Sara and Emmanuel Evans, both of blessed memory. Robert served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War before embarking on a career as a TV journalist with CBS News and later as a professional speaker.

He is survived by his sons, Jason (Kathy) and Jeffrey (Laurie); a daughter, Julie Caplan (Greg); grandchildren Drew, Alec, Sarah, Brian and Eric Evans and Norah and Josephine Caplan; and brother Eli.

Sign the online guestbook at dresslerjewishfunerals.com. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs with Rabbi Bradley Levenberg officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Temple Sinai. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.