A devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Cecil Wayburn Ewing went home to be with the Lord on February 25, 2018. He was the youngest child born to Ethel Sneed on May 22, 1926. Cecil graduated from Kokomo High School and Ball State University in Muncie Indiana with a Master's Degree in Education. Cecil was also an Army veteran and served in World War II. A longstanding member of St. Timothy Community Church and the May birthday group, Cecil was also a member of many professional and social organizations. Cecil retired from Gary Community School Corporation in 1990 after serving more than 35 years as a teacher and coach at Theodore Roosevelt High School. Cecil was proceeded in death by his wife, Jean, mother, Ethel Sneed, brother, Lloyd Ewing, two daughters, Mary and Sandra, and grandchildren Angel, Jeremiah and Camari. He is survived by daughters Dr. Mildred Ewing and Carolyn (Robert, II) Ewing-Turner; grandchildren Mykesha White (Eric), Mykkail (Cephus) Phillips, Masada Ewing, Malavay Anderson Sr. (Lamisha), Searia Rodriguez (Anthony, Sr.), Samaria (Joshua) Lyons, Samuel Anderson (Brittney), Sontia Ewing, Seleya Ewing, Robert Turner, III, and Cecilia Turner; 24 great grandchildren; brother Lawrence Ewing; nieces Jacquelyne Arrington, Jeanne Ewing and Juliette (Fred) Douglass; sister-in-law Mary Warren and brother-in-law Matthew Kingsberry, Sr.; God son Stephen Lewis; Special friends Poncevenus and Jessica Stokes. All services will be held at St. Timothy Community Church, 1600 W. 25th Avenue Friday, March 2, 2018. Visitation 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Family hour 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service 11a.m. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Feb. 28, 2018.