September 28, 1941 - December 14, 2017
Edwin L. Ewing, 76, of Urbana, born September 28, 1941 in Bellefontaine, Ohio, son of the late Paul and Myrtle Ewing, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, December 14, 2017 in the Springfield Regional Medical Center.
He was a graduate of Bellefontaine High School and retired from Rieck Mechanical Services & Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union. Ed was a member of the Bellefontaine Lions Club, Bellefontaine Masonic Lodge and a former deputy sheriff for Logan County.
He faithfully attended Grace Baptist Church. He was a devote Christian and a man of deep faith who enjoyed reading his Bible, spending time with his family and friends, and hunting at his cabin in Southern Ohio.
He touched the lives of many and will be missed beyond measure.
Ed is survived by his wife, Phyllis Williams Ewing; his children, Sheryl (Shane) Findlan, Paul (Lori) Ewing, Connie (Greg) Miller, Robert (Joey) Ewing, Julie (Tom) Reid and David (Margie) Williams, daughter-in-law , Donna Ewing; his grandchildren, Kyle, Colin, Rachel, Lexie, Logan, Natalie, Mollie, Justin, Morgan, Jeremy, Jessica, Wesley, Sarah, Jennifer, Andrew, Matthew, Ryan, Madison, Alex, Sam, Luke, and Joe; 10 great grandchildren; sister, Becky (Fred) McColloch; sisters-in-law, Kathy (Joe) Shiveley, and Cyndi (Ed) Laird as well as many other family members and special friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul R. and Myrtle (Price) Ewing; first wife, Polly (Lakin) Ewing, son, E. Michael Ewing and sister Carol (Gerald) Snapp.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017 in the Grace Baptist Church Urbana, Ohio. Funeral services to celebrate Eds life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in the church with Pastor Aaron Samples officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.
Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
Ed was a good friend that we got to know through the Joyful Noise group at WOL. We enjoyed his company and his bass voice! We will miss him, but we are glad that our friendship will continue on in Heaven. Phyllis and the family are in our thoughts and prayers. Maranatha! – Al and Delores Bragg
Sorry for your loss we will not be able to make it there we will be praying for you love Kermit & Daisy