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Raymond Warren Ewing

August 12, 1943 ~ November 4, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Raymond Ewing Obituary

Raymond Warren Ewing, was born on August 12, 1943 in St. Louis, MO. His parents, Walter and
Emma Ewing, both preceded him in death.
Raymond received his formal education in the Webster Groves School system. He then joined the
United States Army, and served during the Vietnam War. Raymond received several medals
including The National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal,
Combat Infantryman Badge and the Parachute Badge. Raymond was a dedicated soldier and his
bravery and sacrifice will never be forgotten.
After proudly serving his country, Raymond received an honorable discharge from the Army in 1969.
He attended Texas A&M and was trained in the areas of Building Maintenance, Carpentry,
Plumbing, Electricity and Heating and Air Conditioning. He then completed training at Central
Texas College in the area of Office Administration.
Raymond worked in the Division of Comparative Medicine at Washington University until he retired
in 2008.
Retirement could’t keep him still, so he began working as a server and bartender for Catering St.
Louis, where he was a diligent, loyal and dependable employee until God called him home.
In his free time, Raymond enjoyed fishing, spending time with his family, telling war stories and
sharing memories of the old days with his great-grandson. Raymond also had a passion for cooking
and was known for his delicious barbecued ribs. Raymond was a loving and devoted husband and a
caring father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He had a way of making everyone feel like his favorite.
Raymond leaves to cherish his memory; his loving wife, Annette Ewing, his children Jeanice
(Wallace) Moore, Kaye (Rev. Dr. Melvin) Grimes, Karen Brooks, Tricia Brooks, Tiffani (Emmanuel)
Murokozi, Cory(Jessica) Ewing, and Joseph Ewing, his sister, Edna Johnson. and a host of
grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends. He will
be deeply missed by all who knew him. Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, his sister
Gloria and his brother, David.

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November 14, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Unity United Methodist Church
627 Cornell Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63119

Celebration of Life
November 14, 2023

11:00 AM
Unity United Methodist Church
627 Cornell Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63119

November 14, 2023

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
2900 Sheridan Road
St. Louis, MO 63125


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