The Life of James W. Ewing
James W. Ewing, 77, of Mentor, passed away August 23, 2015, at his home. He was born June 13, 1938, in Indiana, Pa. Mr. Ewing was a tool maker at Kennametal for 43 years before his retirement in 2000. Survivors are his children, Jeffery Ewing and Brad (Gwin Eckert) Ewing; grandchildren, Sean (Sonya), Craig, Amanda, and Brent Ewing; great grandchildren, Alasdair and C.J.; 2 brothers, Norman Ewing Jr. and Raymond (Jean) Ewing; 2 sisters, Hazel (Donald) Singer and Ruth Clawson; and several nieces, nephews and other family members. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sally Ann Ewing; parents, Norman Ewing Sr. and Emily Ewing; brothers, John, Ken and Ed; infant brother, Clair; sister, Gladys "Trudy" Lawson; and daughter-in-law, Tina Ewing. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Mentor, OH. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, Chesterland.