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Robert B. Ewing, Jr.

March 31, 1943 — May 18, 2020

Robert B. Ewing, Jr. passed away on May 18, 2020, he was 77 years old. 

Robert was born on March 31, 1943 in Memphis, TN.  His parents, Robert B. Ewing, Sr. and Lucile Doan Ewing, preceded him in death. His wife of 48 years, Lura “Tootie” Pittman Ewing, also preceded him in death. 

He is survived by three children: Candace Ewing Murry of Reading, PA; Robert B. Ewing, III of Pottstown, PA; and Stephanie Ewing Wosko of Coatesville, PA.  Seven grandchildren, Cameron and Celia Murry; Dylan, Lucy, and Owen Ewing; Kieran and Morrigan Wosko.  One sister Julia “Cookie” Ewing of Memphis, TN.  

Robert attended Memphis State Teachers School, Gramwood Elementary School, White Station Junior and Senior High School, and Memphis State University.  He was an assistant Scout Master for Troop 219 in Memphis. At the time, it was one of the largest troops in West Tennessee. He spent four years in the US Navy Submarine Service, and then had a thirty-year career with The Dun and Bradstreet Corp. in sales and sales management.  Due to his advancement while with D&B, Robert and his family moved to many cities in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Northern states.  He took an early retirement in May of 2003, and Robert and Lura returned to the Mid-South living in Senatobia until his death.  The immediate family will have a private memorial service at a later date.

Wells Funeral Home has charge. In lieu of flowers the family ask for memorial donations in Roberts honor be made to the National Parks Foundation.




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