Donald Ewing, age 77, of Glenwood, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.
He was born on November 5, 1939, in Bonnerdale, the son of David Ewing and Margie Berneice Coffman Ewing. On February 2, 1963, he was married to Glenna Inlow. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a graduate of Glenwood High School, Class of 1957 and attended college at Henderson State in Arkadelphia. For over 30 years he worked in the nursery and landscaping business, where he and his wife, Glenna, are well known and respected in the community for their excellent work. Those who knew Donald, knew he always had a story to tell and he enjoyed talking and visiting with anyone he met. Those wonderful stories will truly be missed.
Donald’s greatest joy in life was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, whom he adored. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many and he will be deeply missed by all, but the love he shared will live on in each of our hearts forever.
He is survived by his loving wife, Glenna Ewing of Glenwood; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Roya Ewing and Damon and Vicki Ewing, all of Richmond,Virginia; four grandchildren, Grant Ewing, Tyler Ewing, Olivia Ewing and Owen Ewing; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Warner and Donna Ewing of Riverside, California, David Ewing, Jr. of Glenwood and Douglas and Pat Ewing of Huntington Beach, California; two sisters and brother-in-law, Norma and Norman Anderson of Walla Walla, Washington and Darlene Featherston of Glenwood; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members; and a host of wonderful friends.
Services were held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, July 2, 2017, in the Bonnerdale Seventh Day Adventist Church with Pastor Brandon Westgate officiating.
Visitation was Saturday, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, at the funeral home.
Interment wwas in the Bonnerdale Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood.
Pallbearers will be Eric Ewing, Brett Pultz, Darrell Anderson, Monty Coffman, Travis Coffman and Steve Hawkins.
Honorary pallbearers were Wendell Coffman, Wick Howell, Roger Ketchum, Mitch Featherston, Jimmy Reppo, Dennis Nooner, Christina Richard, Jeff Ewing and Ronald Duke.
In lieu of flowers and in honor of Donald’s loving and giving heart, the family requests memorials may be made to The C.A.L.L of Pike and Montgomery Counties, P.O. Box 25524, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72221-5524, and please make note it is “In Memory of Donald Ewing”.
Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.