Alton Ewing, Jr.

Alton Ewing Jr., 63 of DeRidder died Thursday, Mar. 11, 2021.

He was born in Jennings. He attended Grand Lake High School, then enrolled in the United States Air Force as a jet mechanic. During his enlistment he was stationed in Florida where he served four years before receiving an honorable discharge.

Upon returning, he made DeRidder his home. He was employed with the Beauregard School Board for many years as their IT man until his retirement.

His survivers were his children, Kayla Reeves, Ashley Slaydon, and Blake Leed; two grandchildren; brother, Adrian “AJ” Ewing; lifelong partner, Karon McNamara.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Zora and Alton Ewing Sr.; a son, Alton Ewing III; and two sisters.

A graveside service was held Sunday, Mar. 14, at Andrus Cove Cemetery in Lake Arthur.