Mr. Gerald Wood Ewell, 87, husband of Frances Simpson Ewell and a resident of Bloxom, VA, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019, at Shore Health and Rehabilitation Center in Parksley, VA.

Born July 25, 1931 in Guilford, VA, he was a son of the late Roy Edward Ewell and Ida Susan Wessells Ewell.  Gerald was a farmer, and retired owner and operator of a service station.

In addition to his loving wife of nearly 64 years, survivors include a daughter, Terry Ann Ewell and her friend Jan Neville, and sister-in-law, Judy Annis, all of Bloxom; and good friend, Larry Taylor of Mappsville, VA.  Other than his parents, Gerald was predeceased by his sister, Willie Lee Ewell Annis; and brother, Roy Andrew Ewell.

Funeral services will be conducted from the chapel of the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. withThe Reverend Hyunho Lee officiating.  Interment will follow at the Parksley Cemetery.  There will be a visitation at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

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Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 ( or Bloxom Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 132, Bloxom, VA 23308.

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Arrangements by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.