A British grandfather who was a ‘friend to everybody’ died on a desire cruise ship holiday break in St Kitts although snorkelling.
Theatre actor Andrew Evans, 60, a father-of-two, was on a loved ones vacation onboard P&O’s Britannia cruise ship in the Caribbean.
He went out snorkelling before a holidaymaker noticed that he had collapsed in the h2o at Peninsular Cove, St Kitts.
The fellow vacationer pulled him from the sea before attempting to revive him with CPR – but Mr Evans was tragically pronounced lifeless.
He was component of a significant team holidaying with his spouse and daughter on a 14-working day excursion from Barbados to Southampton.
Theatre actor Andrew Evans, 60, was on a relatives vacation onboard P&O’s Britannia cruise ship in the Caribbean. He went out snorkelling right before a holidaymaker spotted that he experienced collapsed in the drinking water at Peninsular Cove, St Kitts
He was element of a massive group holidaying with his wife Marie (pictured still left) and daughter on a 14-working day vacation from Barbados to Southampton
Colleague Ann Benjamin explained Mr Evans went on to conduct in a string of amateur dramatics demonstrates with The Academy group (pictured left to appropriate: Andrew Ryder, Craig Inventory, Marc Nicholls and Mr Evans)
Mr Evans, of Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, died of a cardiac arrest on March 27 this yr – just one month away from his birthday.
Tributes have now been paid out to the ‘doting grandfather’ who had worked in IT for Carmarthenshire Council.
Colleague Ann Benjamin explained Mr Evans went on to execute in a string of amateur dramatics demonstrates with The Academy group.
She explained: ‘He was the sort of man or woman where by, if you asked him to do some thing, he would do it. He was 1 of the stalwarts of The Academy, he was there, he would help out, and be concerned in performing almost everything – operating all-around organising this, organising that.
‘He played many sections in the shows – he preferred actively playing the panto animal, he appreciated the conversation with every person, that is what he preferred – he experienced a whole lot of enjoyable. He gave most points a go.
‘You couldn’t question for a better buddy, he was there if you needed him, you didn’t have to question two times. That was at work, at dwelling, in the theatre, anything to do in your lifestyle.
‘He was very well beloved by so numerous people. He was a gentleman, and so thoughtful to everyone around him. He would constantly be pondering, how can I enable another person if they are in difficulty, and that was just his character. It just came from him, it wasn’t a thing he experienced to function at.
Mr Evans, of Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, died of a cardiac arrest on March 27 this calendar year – just one thirty day period away from his birthday
Tributes have now been paid out to the ‘doting grandfather’ who experienced labored in IT for Carmarthenshire Council (pictured with his spouse Marie in Las Vegas)
Ann Benjamin reported: ‘He was the sort of man or woman exactly where, if you requested him to do anything, he would do it. He was one particular of the stalwarts of The Academy, he was there, he would support out, and be involved in accomplishing everything – running all around organising this, organising that’ (pictured: Mr Evans in shoq costume with Marc Nicholls)
She extra: ‘He played numerous parts in the exhibits – he favored enjoying the panto animal, he preferred the conversation with absolutely everyone, which is what he appreciated – he experienced a whole lot of entertaining. He gave most issues a go’ (pictured: Mr Evans and Nick Benjamin in Goldilocks and The A few Bears)
‘He was somebody who was regarded by a good deal of persons because he was constantly inclined to support. He was taken way also early. He had so a great deal extra to give in as substantially as he just beloved giving.’
Close buddy David Hurford additional: ‘He was substantially liked by so numerous diverse folks. He was a great household person and a doting granddad, and he loved staying a granddad. He was generally telling me and other individuals what it was like and all types of minor stories.
‘Andrew was extremely skilled and interested in a lot of, lots of things, he could convert his hand to so numerous matters. You would under no circumstances at any time be missing for a discussion with Andrew.’
Mr Hurford reported his friend also experienced a ‘revolutionary’ part in reworking clinic radio in Llanelli.
He mentioned: ‘We labored with the engineers of Hywel Dda and developed a wonderful infrastructure which revolutionised the way medical center radio works. I take my hat off to him. He did an tremendous total of get the job done there.’
Mr Evans is established to be laid to rest at his funeral on Could 4.