|Birth: ||Jun. 16, 1918|
St. Joseph County
|Death: ||Sep. 15, 2008|
Robert C. Ewing, 90, of 303 North Bill Street, Francesville, IN, passed away at 3:24 PM Monday, September 15, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette, IN.
He was born June 16, 1918, in Mishawaka, IN, to Harold and Ocie Nifong Ewing.
He married Alma L. Linback on August 29, 1940, in Idaville, IN. She survives.
He was member of the American Legion Post in Francesville, and a life member of the VFW Post #1728, Winamac, IN.
He was also a member of the First Christian Church, Winamac.
He retired from the US Postal Service after 25 years of service. He was also a former brakeman for the Ford Railroad System in Detroit, MI. He was also a former employee of the Kingsbury Ordinance Plant and a bus driver for the city bus system in Laporte, IN.
He formerly lived in Winamac and Brookston, and has lived in Francesville the past 24 years.
He enjoyed woodworking and making picnic tables. He made over 300 picnic tables. Many were for parks in Francesville and Monon.
He also enjoyed baseball, fishing and bowling.
Survivors include Alma L. Linback Ewing, Francesville, IN Wife
Beverly Steele, West Lafayette, IN Daughter
Phyllis (Arden) Bathke, Medaryville, IN Daughter
Robert L. (Peggy) Ewing, Inman, SC Son
Virginia Ewing, West Lafayette, IN Daughter
David (Carol) Ewing, Rossville, IN Son
Daniel Ewing, Francesville, IN Son
27 Great Grandchildren
1 Great Great Grandchild
Lois Yerger, Wakarusha, IN Sister
Flovall Walker, RI Sister.
Preceded in death by
Harold Ewing Father
Ocie Nifong Ewing Mother
1 Great Grandchild
Alma Lovene Linback Ewing (1921 - 2010)*
Created by: William Taber
Record added: Sep 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29949001
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