ST. FRANCISVILLE -- Ronnie Eugene Tewell, 70, St. Francisville, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.

He was born in Lawrence County July 2, 1947 to Parmer Eugene and Aletha Beatrice (Wimberly) Tewell.

He married Sharon Creek Feb. 25, 1968, at Shiloh Baptist Church.

He served as a Navy Sea Bee during the Vietnam War, and later worked in the oilfields and as a brick layer.

Surviving are his wife; daughter Karen (Clay) Wilson; sons Danny Tewell and Alan (Kayla) Tewell ; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son Brian Tewell; brother, Bill Wimberly; and two sisters, Brenda Edgin and Kay Tewell Wheeler.

Funeral service was Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 at Cunningham Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Memorial contributions can be made to the family of Ronnie Tewell for an education fund for his grandchildren. Online condolences can be sent to the family at

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