Oscar E. Ewin, 86, of Scottsdale, died May 29, 2003. He was born Oct. 20, 1917 to Elmer and Mabel Ewin in Myton, Utah.
Mr. Ewin moved to Colorado in 1923 after the death of his father. He attended school in Littleton, Grand Valley and Yampa where he graduated high school in 1936. He was hired by AT&T in January 1941 and was inducted into the Army Feb. 14, 1942 serving in England, France, Belgium and Germany. He was discharged in April 1946.
Mr. Ewin married Dorothy Lucille Carlock on Feb. 29, 1948, and moved to Phoenix. After transferring from AT&T to Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph, he and his wife moved to Prescott in 1952 where he was the company construction foreman. Together they adopted three children, Christie, Roberta and Craig. The family moved to Scottsdale in 1967 where Mr. Ewin retired in 1973 after 33 years of service.
The Ewins moved to Cave Creek and later to Payson where they were involved in local community service.
In 1999, Mr. Ewin moved to Villa Ocotillo in Scottsdale to be near his wife and he visited her every day at Heritage Court where she is a resident.
He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers, the VFW and The American Quarter Horse Association.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Lucille; three children; four grandchildren; one brother and two sisters.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 4 at Messinger Mortuary (Indian School and Miller), 7601 E. Indian School in Scottsdale.