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Braxton Tewart

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Braxton Tewart Obituary
Tewart, Braxton
1926 - 2017
Braxton E. Tewart, age 91, of Worthington, Ohio, died on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the Forum at Knightsbridge. Born and raised in Hamilton, Ohio on May 3, 1926. A World War II Veteran, having served in the US Army/Air Corp. He was a proud recipient of the Honor Flight. A graduate of The Ohio State University with a BSC in 1949 and Masters in 1971. Braxton's career spanned the years from 1949 to 1988, including posts with the American Lung, Cancer and , and The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He was active in anti-smoking efforts for 35 years, and a member of the Worthington Presbyterian Church for more than 49 years (Deacon and Elder). He was an active volunteer for the Worthington Schools, specifically as a PTA President, Circle of Grandparents and as a tutor. His lifelong interests include family activities, camping, golf, photography, reading and travel. He is preceded in death by his wife Polly Ann Tewart, son-in-law Don Pierce and siblings. He is survived by two daughters and two sons, Lydia Pierce, Bradley (Kathy) Tewart, Jeffrey (Julie) Tewart and Sara (Andrew) Dale; grandchildren, Lauren (Ron) Dumosch, Nathan (Katie) Tewart, Gordon Tewart, Jonathan (Wendy) Tewart, Jason (Julia) Tewart and Jennifer (Mitch) Schulze; great-grandchildren, Autumn and Norah Tewart, Presphone Tewart, Braxton and Emilia Tewart, Noah and Jasper Schulze; sister, Shirley DeWeese. Family will receive friends from 4-6 pm Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Schoedinger Worthington Chapel, 6699 N. High Street, where the Funeral Service will follow at 6 pm that evening. Private interment will be held at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to either the American Cancer, Lung or in his memory. Please visit www.schoedinger.com to send messages of support to his family.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 17, 2017
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