He was born on May 17, 1939 in Fremont, son of the now deceased Lloyd and Margaret (Phillips) Ewing.
Having been raised in Clyde, he was a 1957 graduate of Clyde High School. He worked for RR Donnelley from 1960 until his retirement in 2002. During his employment, he served in the Navy from 1964 until 1968.
Dave was known for his artistic skills and enjoyed listening to classical music. He had a great sense of humor, liked to fish and enjoyed just getting out for a drive.
Surviving are his loving wife of 44 years, Karen (Wise) Ewing; three children, Scott, Tony and Denise Ewing; brother, Richard Ewing; two nieces, Gail Marshall and Julie Ewing; and sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Anna (Don) Schriner, Pauline Faulhaber, Esther (Jim) Stacklin, Ken (Barbara) Wise, Barbara Stanfield and Judith Metz.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant brother, Phillip; and sister, Susan Ewing.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Secor Funeral Home in Willard, where a rosary service will begin at 6:30 p.m. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church in Sulphur Springs, with burial to follow in Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.