Raymond Leroy Ewing, 84, Iola, died Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Allen County Hospital.
He was born Aug. 1, 1928, in Earlton, to Raymond and Eva (Norvell) Ewing. He was a farmer until 1965 when he moved to town and worked at Hiser Implement for 25 years. In his later years he enjoyed woodworking and repairing machinery.
He married Frances Stanford and they had two children, Wesley Ewing and Leanna Lewellen. They later divorced and he married Beverly Wells McLaren on Oct. 16, 1969. She survives along with his two children and two stepchildren, John Trembly and Johannah Harmon; five grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nine stepgreat-grandchildren and two stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister who died at childbirth.
Leroy will lie in state Friday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Highland Cemetery in Iola.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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