Roy Lester Ewen
Roy Lester Ewen, 95, of Cedar Rapids, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at Meth-Wick Community in Cedar Rapids. Private family graveside service: Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Roy was born May 17, 1922, in Alburnett, the only child of Richard and Florence (Hackman). He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Roy graduated from Cedar Rapids Business College. On Aug. 11, 1942, he was married to Corda Harris. She passed away in 2015.
From 1946 to 1987, Roy was employed with United Fire & Casualty Co., where he held a series of responsible positions, and retired as vice president. Roy enjoyed many hobbies, including woodworking, traveling, photography and stamp collecting.
Survivors include his three daughters, Carol (Paul) Jecklin of Fairhope, Ala., Sherry (William) Byrd of Dubuque and Nancy (Stephen) Visio of Honolulu, Hawaii; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife and parents.
Memorials may be directed to Meth-Wick Community in memory of Roy.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.