Alton Kenneth Ewell

Alton Kenneth Ewell

Gates County , NC
01.07.1936 - 02.05.2020
North Carolina
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Alton K. Ewell, 84, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. He was the son of the late Robert and Rosa Ewell. He was predeceased by his wife, Edna Mae Ewell; brother, Robert L. Ewell and sister, Helen Williams.  

He retired from Dominion Energy as a 1st class supervisor. He was a member of the Ruritan Club of Gates, Nansemond #77 Masonic Lodge, and Reynoldson Baptist Church in Gates, Co. and he also volunteered at Gates Co. Volunteer Fire Department.

Left to cherish his memory are his children: Kenny Ewell (Connie) of Suffolk, VA, Patty Outlaw of Portsmouth, VA, Peggy Wilcher (Michael) of Suffolk, VA, Robert F. Ewell, Sr. (Gail) of Fredericksburg, VA and David E. Ewell of Windsor, VA; grandchildren: Robbie Ewell, Jr. (Atyanna), Adam Outlaw (Courtney), Kara Ewell (Terri), Christy W. Fowler (Brian), Amy Gutierrez (Humberto), David Ewell, Jr., Victor Outlaw (Megan), Steven Wilcher (Jamie), Kelsey Ewell and Daniel Wilcher; 16 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Nell Ewell and brother-in-law, Richard Schaner.

A funeral service will be conducted by Rev. Cody Brinkley on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 11am in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk, VA with burial following in Holly Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 6 to 7 pm and at other times at the home of Peggy and Mike Wilcher. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 6350 Center Dr Suite 102, Norfolk, VA 23502. Condolences may be registered at

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R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States

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R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States


Holly Lawn
1525 N Main St.
Suffolk , VA 23434
United States


We are very sorry to hear of Mr. Al's passing. He was very dedicated to the GVFD and we thank him for his service and he will will be missed greatly. .May God continue to bless all of the family. Rest easy Mr. Al we got it from her sir.

Jeff Taylor Cheif Gates Volunteer Gates Fire Department

Regrets for the loss of your Dad and a former Dominion employee, like myself. I wish you strength through the coming days, weeks, and years as you remember all the happy times.

Karen King Rodgers

Always sorry to hear of the passing of such a good person. He gave it his all in his volunteer work for the Fire Department. I have known Mr. Al for many years and had some good laughs with him. I plan on being at your "Final Call" February 8, 2020.
To the family, keep GOD in the center and all else will pass in time. My sincere condolences.

Maryland Harrell, Retired from GVFD Station 30

Sending our love & prayers to you and your family during this difficult time.
Our sincere condolences,
Jon & Nancie

Jon & Nancie Geddings

Robert Gail and all the other family members sorry to hear about the passing of Al. Have so many great memories of going to all the different NASCAR races with Al and Edna. You are all in my prayers during this difficult time.

Steven Hinton

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family today.

Craig & Deb

Craig & Deb Conklin

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