NEWPORT NEWS — Donald L. Ewton, 85, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021.
Donald was born March 20, 1936, in Fort Myers, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Elizabeth “Betty.” They were married June 5, 1957, in Hampton.
Donald worked for NASA Langley Research Center for 34 years after serving in the U.S. Air Force. Donald was an avid golfer. He was a member of Yorkminster Presbyterian Church, Yorktown, where he served as a deacon and an elder. He was also a founding member of Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, Yorktown.
Donald is survived by his three sons, Don Ewton Jr. (Angie) of Newport News, Kenneth D. Ewton (Darlene) of Seaford and Timothy P. Ewton of Atlanta, Ga.; and two grandchildren, Courtney Ewton of Richmond and Collin Ewton of Edinburg.
A graveside service conducted by Larry Jones will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 9, at Peninsula Memorial Park. The family urges everyone to take care of yourself by getting vaccinated and wearing a mask.