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Thomas Forbes Ewing Sr.

1923 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Thomas Forbes Ewing Sr. Obituary
EWING Thomas Forbes Ewing, Sr., age 90, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2014, surrounded by family at Orange Park Medical Center in Orange Park, Florida. He was born on June 4, 1923 in Warren, Ohio, son of the late Guy Raymond Ewing and Helen Marion Forbes of Lisbon, Ohio. Tom proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II, where he was in the 405th Infantry. He was wounded in action and received the Purple Heart. After his honorable discharge in 1946, he returned to school and earned a Bachelor s Degree in Business from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He subsequently married Jeanette Marsico of Niles, Ohio, in 1948. They moved to Toledo, Ohio, where Tom took a job with Sears Roebuck. There, they raised their family and both worked until retiring in 1983. In 2006, Tom and his wife moved to Orange Park, Florida, to be closer to family. He was a devoted husband of 66 years. He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanette; his four children, Thomas (Charlotte) Ewing, Jr., Paula (Scott) Kukelhan, Jane Ewing and James (Anne) Ewing; his eight grandchildren, Philip Hall, Stephanie Quigley, Sophie Ewing, Kristina Ewing, Paul Ewing, Sam Ewing, Stevee Kukelhan and Nathan Worrell; and three great-grandchildren, Bronwyn, Audrey and Parker. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Guy Raymond Ewing, Jr. and Richard Forbes Ewing. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at St. Peter s Lutheran Church, 1614 Blanding Boulevard, Middleburg, Florida. Tom will be remembered for his love of people. He was an avid conversationalist and great storyteller. As a devoted member of St. Peter s Lutheran Church, he rarely missed a service or event. He often spoke of the joy and comfort he found in this community during his final years. Tom was loved and will be missed by his family, friends and his brothers and sisters in Christ. Services entrusted to Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, Florida 32073, (904) 264-1233. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Feb. 9, 2014
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