Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church for Robert Lynn “Bob” Chewning, age 96, of Roswell, who passed away May 11, 2013. Dr. Douglas Mills and Rev. Jim Bignell will officiate.
Bob was born Nov. 16, 1916, to a pioneering family that helped originally settle the Pecos Valley. He was born and raised on a small family farm three miles east of Roswell on the Berrendo River. His parents, Henry and Sally Dunnahoo Chewning, instilled in him his love of family and friends, sense of community, love of music and nature and a strong work ethic.
Bob attended school in Roswell and while growing up worked on the family farm and for his brother at Clardy Milk. He went to work for JC Penney’s in the late ’30s. He married his wife Louise Jones on Sept. 6, 1940, and soon thereafter joined the 8th Air Force and was stationed in England during Login to read more