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Bounds Funeral Home

705 E Main ST, Salisbury, MD

OBITUARY

Thomas "Tom" Harold Ewing

January 16, 1935August 5, 2020

On August 5, 2020, Thomas Harold Ewing of Leesburg, Florida went to be with The Lord at the age of 85. Tom was born to Marion and Viola Ewing in 1935 in Baltimore, Maryland. Tom proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and was a 32 Degree Scottish Rite Mason and Shriner. He worked at MetLife for 33 years and continued working even after retirement. He was an entrepreneurial, always being creative to help his family, church, and community. He was a long time member of Emmanuel Wesleyan Church. Tom received his Associates Degree in Theology from Christian World College of Theology. He coordinated a life chain through Salisbury bringing many churches and 1000’s of people together to support pro-life. He successfully petitioned in Baltimore for Peninsula General Hospital to open a kidney dialysis unit in Salisbury Maryland. He built the first mini storage warehouse on the Eastern Shore. Tom loved spending time with his family, children, and grandchildren. After retiring in 2006, he moved to Florida with his wife Charlette where they spent most of their time at Disney and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Charlette of 15 years; two sisters, Betty Zdar and Viola Razgaitis; son, Steve Ewing; daughter, Angela Griffith, and by marriage two daughters, Kimberli Ayers and Verna Ruth. He is also survived by grandchildren: Alyssa Ewing, Steven Ewing, Keith Brown, Christian Brown, Ryan Baker, Douglas Baker, Tommy Baker and great-grandson, Cameron Brown; grandchildren by marriage, Kris Ayers, Kyle Ayers, Jenna Buchman and Nick McGoogan. Tom is preceded in death by his father, Marion; his mother, Viola, his past wife, Alma Wilkerson; sisters, Ruth, Edna, Hazel, Mariam, Kathleen, Nancy, and brothers, Albert, and Edward Ewing. Heaven is the goal in life. Tom has lived an honorable and respectful life that glorified The Lord. He always put God first and was a witness to everyone he met. A Celebration of Life service will be held at the Lake County Shrine in Tavares, Florida at a later date. A Chapel Service will be held Tuesday at 12pm at Bounds Funeral Home, on 705 E Main Street in Salisbury. Rev. Dana Stauffer will officiate. Interment with Military Honors will be held in Springhill Memory Gardens in Hebron, Md.

  • FAMILY

  • Charlette Marie Ewing, Wife
  • Steve Ewing, Son
  • Angela Griffith, Daughter
  • Kimberli Ayers, Daughter by marriage
  • Verna Ruth, Daughter by marriage
  • Betty Adar, Sister
  • Viola Razgaitis, Sister
  • Alma Wilkerson, Past Wife (deceased)
  • Marion Lauton Ewing, Father (deceased)
  • Viola Bullen Ewing, Mother (deceased)
  • He is also survived by grandchildren: Alyssa Ewing, Steven Ewing, Keith Brown, Christian Brown, Ryan Baker, Douglas Baker, Tommy Baker and great-grandson, Cameron Brown; grandchildren, by marriage Kris Ayers, Kyle Ayers, Jenna Buchman and Nick McGoogan

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  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Laurie Viands

August 11, 2020

Our “Jolly Ole Saint Nick“, Tom lit up our lives with his big beautiful smile and his praise and Thanksgiving for and to The Lord. Contagious positive personality witnessed and uplifted all who had the honors of seeing him or knowing him. THANK YOU Tom for your wonderful witness and your courage and Faith! We Love You and Miss You Dearly!! And pray we can be some of that to your wife Charlette. We know the Lord had open arms for you and is so overjoyed! Love neighbors, Bill & Laurie Viands

Brenda Wieczynski

August 9, 2020

Aunt Charlette,

I am so sorry for your loss. I know you and Uncle Tom have wonderful memories together, cherish those and think about them often as this will keep you strong. I know you brought joy and happiness to his life. Thank you for taking care of him and loving him.

Love always,
Brenda

Brenda Wieczynski

August 9, 2020

Steve & Angie,

I am so sorry for your loss, Uncle Tom will always be in my heart. It is so hard when you lose a parent, there are no words to comfort you. But always remember the joy and fun times you shared. He will forever be in your heart. Love you both,

Brenda

Kathie Fowler

August 7, 2020

I will always remember the smile Tom brought to your beautiful face, Charlette. You were both so dedicated to each other. Hold on to those precious memories that I like to think of as gifts from God to hold onto forever. Praying for you and your family and sending hugs.

Pamela Trombero

August 7, 2020

Angie and Steve, I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. We had great times growing up, and were fortunate enough to have a very close family. I had so much fun with Uncle Tommy. Probably the most important thing he taught me was to respect the ocean, and how to swim. We spent many summers in Ocean City on the beach. Those were the greatest days of my life. I always looked forward to summers and being in Ocean City with Aunt Alma and Uncle Tom. Our fondest memories will keep Uncle Tom alive in our hearts; he was truly a remarkable human, Father, and Uncle. I will love him forever. Love, Pam

Deborah Mittle

August 6, 2020

Angie and Steve, I am heartbroken to hear of your fathers passing. I am deeply sorry for your families loss! My deepest sympathy and love. Sending prayers to all of you during this difficult time.

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