Simon Stewart, Jr., 81, of Kingsland, GA, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.
Born January 5, 1936 in Fayetteville, NC, he was the son of the late Simon Stewart, Sr., and the late Lula Norris Stewart. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lorene Stewart, sons, Red Stewart and William Stewart, brother, Bill Stewart, and sisters, Maggie Knucles and Elizabeth Fournier.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army from March 1959 until February 1965, serving his country honorably during the Korean Conflict. He was retired from Kingsbay Naval Base St. Marys, where he worked as a Machinist until 2002.
Survivors include his son, Dennis Stewart of Columbia, SC; daughter, Regina Cole of Dallas, TX; sisters, Ruth Barbour of Fayetteville, NC and Louise Green of San Jose, CA; brother, James Stewart of Florence, KY; girlfriend, Tonya Joy Mealey of Kingsland, GA, 14 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Hodges Chapel Church Cemetery in Benson, NC, at 11:00 am with Pastor Ruth Barbour officiating.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys, GA, is in charge of arrangements.