James Edward Jim Chewning

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James Edward “Jim” Chewning, 84, of Landis passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at his home. He was born Jan. 1, 1934 in Cabarrus County, a son of George Tom Chewning and Lundy Harwood Chewning. He was preceded in death by a brother, George Preston Chewning and a sister, Bobbie Stikeleather. Jim was owner/operator of Quality Motors and Tires of Kannapolis for many years. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1953-55 where he was a Sergeant. Jim was a faithful member of Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church. He loved his church and his church family. Jim enjoyed classic cars and going to classic car shows. Jim was the best husband, daddy and grandfather that a family could have. Jim is survived by his wife, Sadie C. Chewning; four children, James E. Chewning Jr. (Linda), Patricia Keener (Rex), Joyce Daugherty (David) and Michael Chewning; eight grandchildren, Michelle Fisher, Jamie Chewning (Rebecca), Alan Keener (April), Ryan Keener (Lauren), Chase Daugherty (Nichole), James Daugherty (Kaitlyn), Ashlyn Chewning and Kaitlyn Chewning; seven great-grandchildren, Ava Ferguson, TJ Fisher, JJ Chewning, Anna Keener, Laney Keener, Luke Keener and Elliot Chewning; and a sister, Sue Wilson (Hank). Service & Visitation: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 13, 2018 at Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Rev. Wes Judy. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. Pallbearers will be Chase Daugherty, James Daugherty, Ryan Keener, Jamie Chewning, Travis Fisher and Chandler Shirley. Memorials: Memorials may be made to Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 301 Mt. Olivet Rd., Concord, NC 28025. Whitley's Funeral Home is assisting the Chewning family. Online condolences may be left at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Salisbury Post on July 13, 2018
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