Family-Placed Death Notice

EWERLING, Robert Robert Joseph "Bob" Ewerling Mr. Robert Joseph "Bob" Ewerling, age 83, of Jefferson, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Mr. Ewerling was born in Chicago, Illinois, in March 1930, and was the youngest of 3 sons to the late Fred Ewerling and Mathilda Krauss Ewerling. Bob was a veteran of the Korean War, serving as an air traffic controller in the U.S. Air Force from 1948 - 1952. After the Air Force, Bob enjoyed a very successful career in sales of steel cable and worked as a southeastern sales manager for many years. He settled in Miami Florida and spent the next 30 years there with his wife and daughter, Judith Ann. After a divorce, and starting a new career in real-estate sales, Bob met and married his present wife, Virginia and had another daughter, Leigh Helen. A devoted family man, Bob always made life interesting and fun. In spite of being hit hard by multiple debilitating health issues over the past couple of years, Bob continued to be optimistic about life and concerned about others. He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as his two brothers, Fred and Lee Ewerling. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Ewerling of Jefferson, daughters and son-in-law, Judith Burton of Garner, N.C., Leigh and Garret DeWulf of Jefferson, grandchildren Paul Decker, Jason Decker, Allie DeWulf, Madison DeWulf, and 8 great grandchildren. The funeral service will be held Sunday April 21, 2013 at 2 pm in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, and visitation will be Saturday from 4-7 pm. Burial will follow in the Evans Memory Gardens. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, 706-367-5467

Funeral Home

Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway Jefferson, GA 30549
(706) 367-5467

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Apr. 20, 2013