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Robert William Ewen

February 21, 1937 ~ July 1, 2018 (age 81)

Robert William Ewen of Carmel, California, passed away on July 1, 2018, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

At Bob’s request, there will be no funeral service or visitation.  He requested that his remains be cremated and Bermudez Family Funerals of Monterey will be carrying out his wishes.

Bob was born in Long Beach, California on February 21, 1937.  He graduated from Jordan High School and continued on to receive a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Long Beach.

Bob was on active duty in the U.S. Army serving as a Military Police officer from January, 1955 to 1958.  After his discharge, he joined the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and left after ten years to become an investigator in the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigation from which he retired as a Lieutenant in 1992.


He enjoyed his hobbies of woodworking, photography, gem and mineral collecting.  He also worked as a docent at Point Lobos, until he was needed to help his wife conduct business in Los Angeles.

Bob was married to Elaine Ewen on February 14, 1981;  they were married 37 years but were together 42 years. 

Bob had three daughters from his first marriage:  Laura Jean Cleaves, deceased May 1, 2008; Catherine Schacknies, deceased February 17, 2018, and one surviving daughter Bobbie Lynn Green (Bob).  

He is also survived by nine grandchildren and seventeen greatgrandchildren.



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