(October 17, 1928 - March 12, 2012)
John William “J.W.” Stewart, of Harrison, passed away on March 12, 2012 at Hospice of the Hills House in Harrison. He was 83 years old.
A visitation will be at Humphrey’s Funeral Home in Russellville, AR on Wednesday, March 14 from 6 to 8 p.m.
A second visitation will be Thursday, March 15 at Holt Memorial Chapel in Harrison from 6 to 8 p.m.
Funeral service will be Friday, March 16 at Holt Memorial Chapel in Harrison at 10:00 a.m. Brother Bobby Young will officiate. Burial will be in the Crossroads Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Rodney Breedlove, David Breedlove, Keith Clayborn, Kevin Clayborn, Stephen Willis, Brandon Harmon, Craig McCutcheon, Bobby Young, and Patrick Stewart. Honorary pallbearers are the Staff at Hospice of the Hills House, William Stewart, and Jerry Breedlove.
The son of John H. and Verna (Daniels) Stewart was born on October 17, 1928 at Pottsville, AR.
J.W. was of the Christian faith. He loved working with his cows.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant daughter, Beverly Stewart.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth (Smith) Stewart, of the home; his two sons, Steven Stewart and his wife, Tammy, and Randy Stewart, all of Pottsville, AR; one brother, Bob Stewart and his wife, Mary, of Pottsville, AR; one sister, Nina Reed, of Paris, AR; seven step grandchildren and their spouses, Jerry and Kathy Breedlove, of Jasper, AR, Judy and Jarrett Willis, of Parthenon, AR, Rodney and Cathy Breedlove, of Jasper, AR, Kathy and Bobby Young, of Swain, AR, Ava Harmon, of Harrison, AR, Iva and Dale Coonts, of Vendor, AR, and Christine and Gary McCutcheon, of Cave Creek, AR; two grandsons, Patrick and William Stewart; 21 step grandchildren; numerous step great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Hills House, 501E. Sherman Ave., Harrison, AR 72601