MILLSBORO, Del. - Richard James Ewell, 44, of Millsboro and formerly of Wilmington passed away at home in the loving care of his family September 2, 2012. Born on December 2, 1967 in Wilmington, DE he was the son of Gary Dean Ewell and Margaret Ann Knowles Johnson, who both survive him. He was a very loving person with a heart of gold. He liked to work on cars, often with interesting outcomes that were not exactly as expected – but it was fun to him. He was good to everyone, and was a man of good intentions. He was too soon taken, and will be greatly missed. He is also survived by three children: Ashley Ewell; Christopher Steffe; and Jamie Ewell. He also leaves his siblings: Gary Ewell, Jr. and wife Donna, of Millsboro; Lisa Bedwell; Daniel McAvaney, of Gumboro; and Jennifer Taylor, and husband Timothy, of Millsboro. He is also survived by many extended family members, and friends.
A funeral service and Celebration of His Life will be conducted at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 at 3:00 PM where friends may call one hour prior for viewing and visitation. Pastor Bob Hudson will officiate. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers: the family suggests contributions to help offset final medical and funeral expenses in care of: Donna Ewell, Exectutor; P.O. Box 1332; Millsboro, DE. Checks should be made out to: "The Richard Ewell Fund."