John Calvin Stewart, Jr, August 30, 1922~March 6, 2017
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ethel Stewart; a son, James Robert Stewart; brothers, Jack, Joe, Harvey and James Stewart; sisters, Janie Barnes, Shirley Martin and Dixie Kaddo; a grandson, Jeffrey Hawkins; and a son-in-law, Tommy Brashears.
John was a WWII Army veteran having received the Silver Star. He was a retired home builder, an avid fisherman, hunter, gardener and enjoyed the outdoors.
He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Marie Hankins Stewart, of the home; daughters, Shirley Brashears of St. Paul, AR. and Sue Bartholomew and husband, Gary of Fayetteville and Linda Lou LeVan of Fayetteville; son, Calvin Stewart and wife, Virginia of Fayetteville; sisters, Mary Lou Otta, Ruth Powell and Lela Lisky, all of California and Kay Bohannon of Fayetteville; 9 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, March 10, 2017 at Beard’s Chapel with the Reverend Lynn Crawford officiating. Interment will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.
There is no scheduled visitation.
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