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James Edward "Jimmy" Chewning

June 25, 1937 — September 4, 2023

Waxhaw

James Edward "Jimmy" Chewning

 

            WAXHAW – On Monday, September 4, 2023, Mr. James Edward "Jimmy" Chewning, 86, of Waxhaw and formerly of Lilesville, passed away peacefully at Novant Hospital in Matthews.

 

            Funeral services will be 12:00 PM Thursday, September 7, 2023, in the Chapel of Leavitt Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Anson Memorial Park.

 

            The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

 

            Jimmy was born June 25, 1937 in Anson County, NC and was a son of the late Oscar Charlie “Bill” Chewning and the late Frances Cleo Adams Chewning. He was a graduate of Lilesville High School and a veteran of the United States Navy.

 

            He was an agent with Duram Life Insurance Company for many years and owned and operated Dixie Superette in Lilesville.

 

            Those left to cherish his memory are his sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Anh Chewning of Waxhaw, Scott and Christie Chewning of Raleigh and Mark and Mollie Chewning of Matthews; his grandchildren, Luke Chewning and Wyatt Chewning both of Matthews, Peyton Anna Chewning, Jameson “JJ” Chewning and Chloe Chewning all of Waxhaw; and his brother, Charlie “Billy” Chewning of Raleigh and his family.

 

            He was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed watching the Atlanta Braves, Charlotte Hornets and Duke Basketball.

 

            In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Animal Shelter of the donor’s choice.

 

            The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.com

         

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Thursday, September 7, 2023

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