Kirk A. Ewalt

Kirk A. Ewalt, 80, passed away after a brief illness in M.D. Anderson in Houston, Texas on Saturday, August 17, 2013.Kirk was born April 14, 1933 in Roanoke, LA to William and Hallie Wilkinson Ewalt. He was a graduate of McNeese State University with his Bachelor of Science in business. Kirk worked at the Governor's office as a budget analyst. He served in the United States Navy as a personnel clerk at the Point Mugu naval base in San Diego. Kirk was a 50 year member of the Travelers Protective Association; He was also a member of the Optimist Club of Lacassine and the Louisiana State Employees Retirement Association. He enjoyed gardening, blueberry farming and outdoor cooking with his family and friends. Kirk enjoyed caring for his chickens, dogs and cats. He lived each day to the fullest and his family will cherish his loving memory.He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Linda Ewalt of Lacassine; sons, Richard Ewalt and wife, Laura, of Nashville, TN, Russell Ewalt of Lake Charles; daughters, Mitzi Ewalt Hubbard and companion, Bradley Rogers of Houston, TX, Lori Ewalt of Houston, TX and Karen Ewalt Simons and husband, Rene, of Buffalo, TX; brother, William Ewalt and companion, Shirley Benoit of Lacassine; sisters, Sylvia Waite and husband, Kenneth of Lake Charles, Dorothy Miller of Lake Charles, Zina Babbitt and husband, Les, of Springfield, MO, Barbara DeMuth of Jasper, AR, Sandra Wing and husband, Charles, of Westlake, LA; grandchildren, Jeffrey Hubbard, Bradley Gonzales, Adam Ewalt, Monique Ewalt, Travis Moles, Alexander and Jason Rhizor. He is preceded in death by his father, William Rollin Ewalt and mother, Hallie Ewalt Parsons.Funeral services are Tuesday, August 20, 2013 in Johnson & Brown Funeral Home of Iowa, 505 Hwy 90 East, at 11:00 a.m. with Father Roland Vaughn officiating. Visitation will begin Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the funeral home and continue Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in Lacassine Cemetery under the direction of Johnson & Brown Funeral Home of Iowa.Words of comfort may be shared with the family at: www.johnsonandbrownfuneralhome.com or Facebook: Johnson & Brown Funeral Home.

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Johnson And Brown Funeral Home
505 Hwy 90 E Iowa, LA 70647
(337) 582-2291

Published in TheAdvocate.com on Aug. 19, 2013