Johnny Rae Ewing, 79 of Van Wert, passed away at 12:42 p.m., Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at Vancrest Health Care Center.
He was born on August 11, 1941, in Terry, West Virginia, the son of the late Lawrence and Francis Marie (Ewing) Adkins.
Family survivors include his son, Billy Joe Ewing of Van Wert; two grandchildren, Andrew Ewing and Emily Gruver; a great grandson, Sabastian Billerman; and two brothers, Charles Shrewsberry of Prince West Virginia and Billy Farmer of Parkersburg, West Virginia.
Johnny was a 1974 graduate of Wauseon High School and 1977 graduate of Northwest Technical College. He served in the National Guard of West Virginia. He retired from ITT Higbi in 2008, then worked as a security officer for USA1. He also served in the Ohio State Patrol Auxiliary for thirteen years.
Services will be held at a late date. His ashes will be interred in West Virginia.
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