Benton, Illinois — Kyle David Ewert, age 50 of Benton, passed away at 9:36 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2016, at the Franklin Hospital Emergency Room, in Benton.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton with Rev. Bill Hottensen officiating. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Leffler Funeral Home. The Army National Guard will conduct a flag presentation at the conclusion of the funeral services.
Kyle was born on February 9, 1966 in Harvey, IL, the son of Ronald Ewert and Melody (Curttright) Ewert.
His working career consisted of working as a tree trimmer and working for Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaners.
He enjoyed camping and fishing, Pink Floyd music, and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandson.
He is survived by his daughter Megan Ewert of Ewing, IL; his mother Melody Blankenship of Lowell, IN; his girlfriend Patricia Snyder of Benton; two grandchildren: Zoey Duncan of Mt. Vernon, IL, and Adryan Gibbs of Ewing, IL; three brothers: Neil Blankenship of Normal, IL, Scott Ewert of Michigan, Adam Ewert of Wisconsin; and several nieces and nephews.
Kyle was preceded in death by his father and a grandchild.
Memorials may be made to the family of Kyle Ewert to assist the family with funeral expenses, and will be accepted at the funeral home.
To leave online condolences to the family or to share memories of Kyle, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com