Albert Earl Ewalt, 76, of Kahoka, died Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at his home in Kahoka.
He was born July 4, 1939 in Knox City, MO the son of Fred and Nellie Rae House Ewalt. On January 23, 1965 he was united in marriage to Deborah Irene Smoot in Bethel, MO and to this union two daughters were born, Tina and Traci. They later divorced. He then married Cheryl Lee Sparrow on July 4, 1976 in Lewistown, MO and to this union two daughters were born, Missy and Staci. They later divorced. He was then united with his soulmate, Martha Kinkeade and he gained one daughter and three sons.
Albert was a devoted employee of the Clark County Nursing Home. He started on October 24, 1988 as a CNA and in August of 1992, he became a Med Tech. In 2002, he worked in the maintenance department and retired in 2015. He was also a long time member of the nursing home’s Relay for Life team.
He was a 50 year member of the Colony Masonic Lodge #168 and Order of Eastern Star of Missouri Colony Chapter #543. He was also a member of the Deer Ridge Trail Riders, LaBelle Rodeo Association, and the Missouri Longriders.
He loved the outdoors and spent as much time as he could hunting, fishing and horseback riding. Albert’s life revolved around his family and he loved spending time with them. He will be greatly missed and continually loved and remembered by all who knew him.
He is survived by his loving companion of 28 years, Martha Delores Kinkeade of Kahoka, his daughters, Tina Schulze of St. Charles, Traci Mathias of New Jersey, Stacy Lang of Lewistown, Missy Bowen and her husband Tommy of Labelle and Teresa Ferguson and her husband Donnie of Wayland, one son, Jerry (JFK) Kinkeade of Wayland, a daughter-in-law, Gail Allen of Wayland, seven grandchildren, Albert (A.J.) Schulze, Colin Mathias, Megan Hanie, Savanah Ewalt, Blain Bowen, Halie Ferguson and Toni Rae Inman, three great grandchildren, Brynlee, Allena and Jaxyn, three sisters, Jewel See of Colony, Roberta Agee of Edina, Alice Gipson and her husband Roger of Edina, two brothers, Bud Ewalt and his wife Betty of Mesa, AZ, and Roy Lee Ewalt and his wife Mary Lois of Galesburg, IL, his four legged companion, Peanut and a close friend, Randy Walker.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, Larry Kinkeade and Tony Inman, three brothers, Byron Ewalt, John Ewalt and Charlie Ewalt and one sister, Carol Pennington and a sister in infancy.
Gathering of remembrance will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka with the family meeting with friends at that time. Burial will be at a later date in the Sand Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Clark County Local Cancer fund or the Northeast Missouri Hospice.
On-line condolences may be sent to www.vigenmemorialhome.com.