George Franklin Stewart, Sr., 74, of Middleport, went to be with the Lord on May 26, 2012. He was born on September 24, 1937, in West Columbia, W.Va., a son of the late Albert Vanley Stewart and Hilda Loretta Stewart.
Mr. Stewart was a member of the Syracuse Community Church. He was also a member of the Middleport Masonic Lodge #363. He enjoyed golf, fishing, gardening and having breakfast with his buddies at Tudor’s.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Carolyn Sue Stewart of Middleport; children, George Stewart Jr. of Pomeroy, John (Joy) Stewart of Middleport and Joyce (Jim) Rothgeb of Middleport; grandchildren, Abby Combs of Killeen, Texas, Steven Tyler Stewart of Pomeroy, Erika Lynn Fox of Middleport, and Johnathan (Katie) Haggerty of Hicksville, Ohio; great-granddaughter, Mya Ophelia Haggerty; special friend, Charlie Wise of Letart, W.Va.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Albert Stewart, Jr.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 30 at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Middleport. Burial will follow at Kirkland Memorial Cemetery. Friends and family visiting hours will be from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home in Middleport.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of George F. Stewart Sr. may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org.
A registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.