Staff Report/KBYG, Mike Henry
BIG SPRING - Former Big Spring Mayor Russ McEwen passed away early Sunday morning. According to KBYG News, he died of natural causes.
McEwen served as a city council representative in the 1980's. He then returned to city council in the late 90's to finish out the term of Mayor Tim Blackshear. He was then elected into his full first full term as Big Spring Mayor where he served until 2010.
McEwen is survived by his wife Laura, three children, and numerous grandchildren.