Senator Greg Evers Former Senator Greg Evers (R-Baker), 62, died August 22nd as a result of a single vehicle accident near his home in Baker, Florida. A strawberry farmer from Okaloosa County, Evers served first in the Florida House of Representatives from 2001-2010. He was elected to the Senate in 2010 and was chairman of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee. He left the Senate in 2016 to launch an unsuccessful bid for Congress. He is survived by his wife and three grown children. Known as quite a character, he was an advocate for law enforcement and gun rights. May he rest in peace.