Ben Ewing, 85, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.
Ben was born April 19, 1928 in Bartow, Fla.
He was in cattle & citrus. He served 32 years in the Florida National Guard. Ben was a member of WRCA-Working Ranch Cowboys Association, Florida Cattlemen’s Association, Orangebelt Bowling League, Lakeland Bowling Leaugue, and loved to read.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Mike Ewing; two sisters, Mary Ellen and Melissa.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Jacqueline A. Ewing, of Fort Meade, Fla.; stepson, Ray Koltys of Chicago, Ill.
Memorial service is 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Bartow First Assembly of God, 915 S. Broadway Ave in Bartow, Fla.
The family will fellowship with friends after the service in the First Assembly of God Family Life Center Building.
Memorials may be made to Heifer Project International (Heifer.org) or Samaritans Purse (Samaritanspurse.org). Condolences to family at www.whiddenmcleanfuneralhome.com.
Whidden-McLean Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.