Adrian Clyde Ewing, 85, of Goff, Kansas, died on April 26, 2012, at Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca.
He was born January 23, 1927 at Wetmore, to Orin C and Edith T. Freeman Ewing. He grew up there and attended Wetmore schools and graduated from the 8th grade, and then he went to Goff High School for one year.
Clyde went to work for Ray T. Ingalls in the Goff area doing farm work and for Dale Rowland cutting walnut timbers.
Clyde joined the United States Army on October 31, 1945 and was discharged on February 13 1947 at the rank of a T/5, then after his service to his country he returned to Goff. He then went to Fresno, California then returned to Kansas to get married.
On December 21, 1949 he married Marie A. Gustafson at Holton, Kansas.
Clyde worked for several farmers in the Holton area before he moved to Randall, Kansas to work for Max and Iva Berger on their farm. In 1955 he moved to Clovis, California to work on a dairy and a ranch. In 1956 they moved to Raisin City, California to work as a foreman for Hurluf Fries Ranch. In September of 1973 they moved to Goff and he worked at Pallesen Grain Company in Goff and then for B& P gas company at Holton driving a delivery truck. Clyde retired in 1993. While working at Holton he mowed the Fairview Cemetery for four years.
Clyde in his retirement years delivered the Topeka Capital Journal in the Goff area. He loved to do wood working, fishing and having a good book to read.
Clyde was preceded in death by grandsons Ashley Dean, Holden Schmitz and Clayton Dean; a brothers Vernon Ewing, Lawrence Ewing and a sister Marion Christofferson.
Survivors are his two daughters, Patti (Bill) Dean of Goff and Sharon (Greg) Schmitz of Axtell; a son Ron Ewing of Winona, Minnesota and a step-son Leonard Tanner of Jefferson, South Dakota and 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 6:30 to 8 PM on April 30, 2012 at the Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca Graveside services will be 12 PM on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at Fairview Cemetery in Goff.
Memorials may be left in Clyde’s name to Goff Methodist Church, and sent in care of the family.
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