Craig Schlottmann, back row center left, president of the Cresaptown Eagles, presents a certificate to Bill Craig, commandant of Mountainside Marines 1071 at the Cresaptown Eagles club on Tuesday during a reception held in honor of U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. William S. “Bull” Evans. Also shown, from left front, are Tommy Barton, Cresaptown Eagles; Ray Cook, Mountainside Marines; Lenny Emerick Jr., vice commandant, Mountainside Marines; and Paul Lease, Mountainside Marines. Back row, Ernie Lowery, Mountainside Marines; Schlottmann; Craig; Paul Lapp Sr., vice commandant, Mountainside Marines; and Jeff Robinette, Mountainside Marines. Evans, a Cresaptown native, was a decorated World War II and Korean War veteran. A section of U.S. Route 220 has been dedicated to the military hero.
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