Calvin Ewart

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Calvin Samuel Ewart

ROCKWELL - Mr. Calvin Samuel Ewart, 75, of Rockwell, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at his residence.

Mr. Ewart was born May 19, 1936, in Rowan County, son of the late Samuel Baxter Euart and Maude Johnson Euart. He was a 1955 graduate of Rockwell High School and was employed by White Packing Company for 29 years. He had also worked at Kern Rubber Company for 17 years where he retired as a Tape Winder in 2009.

Mr. Ewart was a lifetime member of Rockwell United Methodist Church, where he served as Superintendent of the Sunday School and Chairman of the Board, and was involved in JV Hall Sunday School Class, United Methodist Men. He enjoyed all aspects of working at the church.

He enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening and loved his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother James Ewart and sister Mary Veach.

Mr. Ewart is survived by his wife, Jackie Walker Ewart, whom he married July 21, 1956; sons John Calvin Ewart of Rockwell, Samuel Dean Ewart and wife Lori of Faith; grandchildren Ashley Page and husband Tim, Emilee Ewart, Samantha Ewart, Colby Ewart, Derek Ewart, Joshua Ewart, Lauren Ewart, Weston Ewart; and great-grandchild Austin Page.

Service: The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31 at Rockwell United Methodist Church, conducted by Rev. Warren Miller, pastor, and Rev. Bill Currie. Mr. Ewart will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow at Brookhill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation: The family will receive friends at Powles Funeral Home from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30.

Memorials: May be made to Rockwell United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 337, Rockwell, NC 28138.

Powles Funeral Home is assisting the Ewart family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com
Published in Salisbury Post on Dec. 30, 2011