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Warren Gamaliel Ewing

1933 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Warren Gamaliel Ewing Obituary
Age 83, of Riverside, California, passed away on June 29, 2017. He was born on December 8, 1933 in Bonnerdale, Arkansas to David and Margie Ewing. Warren graduated from Glendale High School in Arkansas in 1951. He graduated from Southwestern Junior College in Keene, Texas in 1953 and graduated from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion in 1955. Warren was a Pastor/teacher at Bemidji and Wadena Grade Schools in Minnesota. He later taught in Denver, Colorado, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Garden Grove, California and Freemont Elementary in Riverside, California. He was teaching at Woodcrest Elementary in Riverside when he retired in 1993. After retirement, he worked as a substitute teacher in Temecula, California for 2 years. Warren met the love of his life in 1976 and married Donna Lutz Merritt in 1979. They resided their entire married life in Riverside, California. Warren loved their "Road Trips" and was proud to say that they visited all 52 states and many National Parks. They traveled extensively throughout the world, meeting many people they still call friends. Warren's favorite pastime at home was gardening and playing games with his grandkids, family and friends.
Survivors include Donna, his wife of 38 years; his daughter Melanie Case of Santa Barbara, California; his stepchildren, Justine (Michael) Rodriguez, Jason Merrit; grandchildren, Joshua (Donesia) Rehder, Julie Rehder, Jacob Rehder and Brandon Merritt, all of Riverside CA; brothers, David Ewing Jr. of Glenwood, Arkansas and Douglas (Pat) Ewing of Huntington Beach, California; sisters, Norma (Norman) Anderson of Walla Walla, Washington and Darlene Featherston of Glenwood, Arkansas; sister-in-law, Glenna Ewing of Glenwood, Arkansas. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Kenneth Ewing and his brother Donald Ewing.
A celebration of Warren's life will be held on July 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Arlington Mortuary, 9645 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, California 92503. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made, in Warren's name, to the American Red Cross, 6177 River Crest Drive, Unite B, Riverside, California 92507.
Warren will be laid to rest at Evergreen Memorial Park in Riverside, CA. Arlington Mortuary, Directors (800) 275-4648
Published in Press-Enterprise from July 8 to July 9, 2017
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