Mr. Calvin Chewning, age 78, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2008. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 41 years, Laverne R. Chewning; parents, Ezra and Sallie Chewning; and brother, Alvin Chewning. He is survived by his: wife of four years: Shirley Thompson Chewning, Sugar Hill, GA, daughters and son-in-law: Vicky Pruitt, Buford, GA, Beth Chewning, Sugar Hill, GA, Jody and Scott Patterson, Pendergrass, GA, son and daughter-in-law: Wayne and Kim Chewning, Gainesville, GA, step children: Rhonda and Dee Rylee, Maysville, GA, Rodney and Melisa Thompson, Flowery Branch, GA, twelve grandchildren: Tonya Pruitt, Lee Chewning, Kyle Chewning, Scott Chewning, Ryan Patterson, Reid Patterson, Rhett Patterson, Misty Thompson, Brooke Thompson, Logan Thompson, Leia Rylee and Grant Rylee, two great grandchildren: Kisaryn McGuire and Logan Pruitt, sister: Virginia Smith, Murrayville, GA, brother: Melvin Chewning, Decatur, GA, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Chewning was born July 6, 1930 in DeKalb County, GA. He was a 1948 graduate of Alexander School in Union Mills, NC. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy. He was retired from General Motors Lakewood Plant after 30 years of service. He was a former president and coach for Buford Athletic Baseball Association. He was an avid rabbit hunter. His favorite pastime was sports. He enjoyed playing, coaching and later watching his children and grandchildren play ball. He was a member of Ivy Creek Baptist Church in Buford, GA where he was also a former Sunday School Teacher. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Dr. Jim Ferguson officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA 770-932-1133