Edwin L. Ewing, 76, of Urbana, born Sept. 28, 1941, in Bellefontaine, 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 devout 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; and 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 from 4 to p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, in the Grace Baptist Church Urbana, where a funeral service to celebrate Ed’s life will be gin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, with Pastor Aaron Samples officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.
Arrangements are in care of Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana.