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Thomas S. Ewald, Jr.
Rural Retreat, Va.
Thomas S. Ewald, Jr, age 85, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born October 24,1931 in Marion Va. to the late Thomas S. Ewald, Sr. and Eleanor Snider Ewald.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Martha Ewald Cox.
Tom served his country in the U. S. Airforce during the Korean War. He served his Lord in numerous capacities. He was a lifetime member of the Ebenezer Lutheran Church, and recently attended Highlands Fellowship. He retired from Brunswick Corp. after 34 years of dedicated and faithful service as an accountant. Above all, he was a devoted, and loving husband, father, grandfather and a friend to anyone that met him. His family was his world!
Tom is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth S. Ewald; children, Donna Ewald Johnson (Johnny) of Atkins, Va., Clay P. Ewald (Rebecca W.) of Marion, Va., Thomas S. (Todd) Ewald III (Leslie D.) of Roanoke, Va., Lynda E. Helton (Marvin) of Marion, Va. and Martha E. Walters (Pee Dee) of Rural Retreat, Va.; sisters-in-law Martha Jones (Bill) of Abingdon Va., Margaret Osborne (Robert) of Marion, Va., Mary Jones (Ronnie) of Marion Va., Patty Nunley (Jim) of Marion Va., 10 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Pastor Craig Gibson and Pastor Dave Cross officiating. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Rose Lawn Mausoleum with Military Rites conducted by Francis Marion VFW Post #4667. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the American Cancer Association, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, or to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation National Processing Center, PO Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007-9976.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family by visiting www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the Ewald family.
May the Lord's loving and comforting arms be around each of you.
Janice Shupe Bunn Oct 19 2017 12:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with you all! I can just see Tom sitting beside Jesus and telling him about his wonderful family! And Jesus is patting him on the back, saying "Your job was well done. Welcome to love, peace and enjoy your new body!" With love and heart-felt thanks I give to my Father, his Son, and the Holy Spirit that i had the destinct blessing to have known Tom. I will miss him, but will also smile each time i think of him spreading his joy in heaven! God bless you, Ewald family!
Susie Davidson Oct 10 2017 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Ewald, Jr.
Susie Davidson Oct 10 2017 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Linda, Clifton & Cory Blevins Oct 10 2017 12:00 AM
My sympathy and prayers.
Helen Heffinger Oct 10 2017 12:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time of loss. I will always remember Tom as a kind, gentle man who loved life, his family and God. May our heavenly Father surround you all with an over abundance of His love, strength comfort and care now and in the days to come.
Freda Johnson Oct 10 2017 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers, God Bless.
Sheila D Hagy Oct 9 2017 12:00 AM
Dear Liz and family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Glen and Helen Vernon Oct 9 2017 12:00 AM
my prayers and thoughts go out to the family during this difficult time
Sharon Grandstaff Oct 9 2017 12:00 AM
Dear Ewald family So sorry for your loss, but we know it was heavens gain. Mr Ewald was such a kind and understanding person, he will truly be missed. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Mike & Doris, (Rouse) Blevins
Mike & Doris R. Blevins Oct 8 2017 12:00 AM