89, of Banning, CA passed away on Monday, December 2, 2013 at his home.
Eph was a proud veteran having served in the Korean war
. He was in the Civil Service at Norton Air Force Base as an Aircraft Mechanic for twenty years; after which he graduated from The University of Redlands with a degree in education. He then worked as a school teacher
at Lugonia and Mission Elementary Schools in Redlands for an additional twenty years. He was proud member of the First Presbyterian Church in Redlands where he was prominent soloist and a forty year member of the Barbershop Harmony Society (SPEBSQSA). Eph is survived by his wife, Joan of 61 years, daughter, Katherine (Michael) Soto of Healdsburg, son, Kevin (Katherine) Soto of Redlands, CA, grandchildren, Amanda, Kevin Jr. and Matthew. Also surviving are 3 brothers and 3 sisters and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 6, 2013 at Fellowship In The Pass Church, 650 Oak Valley Parkway, Beaumont, CA. with interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery, Redlands, CA. To leave a message on Eph's memorial page please visit our web site at www.bobbittchapel.com