Benson Lamar Ewing, 90, long time resident of Speegleville, Texas went home to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, October 04, 2020 in Plano, Texas.
Graveside services will be Friday, October 9th at 1:00 pm at Chapel Hill Memorial Park, 7671 S. Interstate 35, Robinson, Texas 76706. Reverend Terry Graham officiating.
Lamar was born on August 11, 1930 to Charley and Bonnie Lee Ewing of Speegleville, Texas. On August 21st, 1950 he married Willie Faye Thompson of Waco, Texas and also joined the United States Air Force and served overseas in the Korean War. He had a honorable discharge in June of 1954 from Belleville, Michigan. In 1958 he moved his family to Dallas, Texas where he worked as a salesman for Armstrong McCall later purchasing a franchise and spent the remaining years as owner with RDA until his retirement in 1990. He and Faye moved back to their hometown of Speegleville where he raised livestock and worked in his garden. Lamar was active in his church at First Woodway Baptist. Lamar was a man of great faith and loved by many.
Lamar was preceded in death by his wife, Willie Faye Ewing; brothers, Calvin Ewing, Richard Ewing; sisters, Betty Watkins and Sue White.
He is survived by his son, Stan Ewing and his wife, Mary of Plano, Texas, grandsons Scott and wife Holli of Nashville, Tennessee, Brent Ewing and wife Kate of Rockwall, Texas and five great-grandchildren, Mason, Tanner and Kayla of Rockwall, Texas; Noah and Sadie of Nashville, Tennessee and many nieces and nephews as well as a host of other family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Lamar’s memory to First Woodway Baptist Church, Texas.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to all those who have supported them during this time of of loss
- The Ewing Family
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First Baptist Church of Woodway
101 Ritchie Road, Woodway TX 76712