Friday, September 24, 2010

OBITUARY: Floyd Raymond Ewing

Floyd Raymond Ewing 
(Feb. 5, 1929-Sept. 20, 2010)

Floyd Raymond Ewing, age 81, died on Monday, September 20, 2010, at Presbyterian Kaseman Hospice in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Floyd was born February 5, 1929, in Casper, Wyoming to the late parents Ralph and Hulda Ewing.  Floyd spent his childhood in Colorado and Wyoming, and on February 24, 1952, he married Elma Louise Ransford.  Floyd served in the Navy, and went to work for Packard Bell in California after his service.  Floyd continued his career as an electrical test engineer for Vought Corporation in Florida, California, and New Mexico.  He lived in Las Cruces, New Mexico, from 1964 to 1996, and worked at White Sands Missile Range for Vought Corporation for over 30 years.  He retired in 1989, and then moved to Socorro, New Mexico, in 1996.  Floyd was a member of the Good Sam Club of New Mexico, the M-Mountain Sams of Soccoro and the Dona Ana Peppers of Las Cruces.  Floyd and his late wife Elma were the Assistant State Directors for the southwest chapters of the Good Sam Club.  Floyd was a member of the First Baptist Church in Socorro.  Survivors include his sons, Eldon Ewing and his wife Martha of El Paso, TX, David Ewing and his wife Kathy of Cheyenne, WY; his daughters, Diane Peebles and her husband Henry of Albuquerque, NM, Jeanne Poling of Golden, CO; his brothers Richard Ewing of Whitewater, CO, Robert Ewing of Coeur d'Alene, ID, Danny Ewing of Alvin, TX; and his sisters Loretta Ham of Kent,WA, and Esther Nouwens of Port Orford, OR.  In addition, Floyd is survived by seven grandchildren.  Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 25, 2010, at the First Baptist Church, 203 Spring Street, Socorro, NM.  Relatives and friends are welcome to stay for the reception after the services.  In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions be made to the Prostate Cancer Foundation at  Thanks to the M Mountain Sams of Soccoro and the First Baptist Church in Socorro for their help and support.  Those who wish to send condolences may do so at www. Services have been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield, Socorro, NM  87801, (575) 835-1530.

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