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Raymond Lloyd Ewing

May 18, 1926 - May 1, 2013

U.S. Veteran

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made in Raymond’s name to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.

A celebration of life gathering is planned for 2:00 to 4:00 p.m, Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Raymond and Virginia’s home.

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Raymond Lloyd Ewing, 86 of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away of cancer at his home Wednesday, May 1, 2013 surrounded by his family. He was born in Klamath Falls to Frank and Wilma (Latta) Ewing.

He was raised in the Quartzville and Sweet Home areas. He graduated from Sweet Home High School. He was in the Army Air Force during World War II.

Raymond married Virginia Forquer in 1951. They’d just celebrated their 62nd anniversary together.

He worked as a logger for many years, and then farmed. They grew beans and strawberries for the cannery for eight years, then turned their farm into a U-Pick farm where he enjoyed all the people that came out for their fruits and vegetables.

Raymond enjoyed fishing, hunting, and cooking. He and Virginia spent many winters in Yuma, Arizona.

Raymond is survived by: his wife, Virginia of Sweet Home; son, Jim Ewing and his wife, Donna, of Sweet Home; daughters, Marlene and her husband, Lee White, Mary Jo and her husband ,Joe Williams, of Sweet Home; Tobi and her husband, Chris Hazlewood, of Yuma, Arizona; brother, Frank Ewing of Bellingham, Washington; sister, Evelyn Walker of Sweet Home; grandchildren, Corina Seamons, Summer McDonald, Kristal Carroll, Justin Hennick, Holly Grise, Gabe Hazlewood, Deja Lehto, Blake Raudy, Cami Wake, C.J. Williams, Kelsi Snider, Kay Cee Raudy, Angel Ewing, and Dakota Ewing; and 11 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Wilma Ewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made in Raymond’s name to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.

A celebration of life gathering is planned for 2:00 to 4:00 p.m, Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Raymond and Virginia’s home.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.