Bill Stewart, age 64, of Cline Drive in Spruce Pine, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 30, 2012 at the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.
Born on April 28, 1948 in Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Paul and Jeanette Gortney Stewart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Grindstaff. He was a member of the Freedom Baptist Church of Spruce Pine and was retired from Henredon Furniture.
Bill enjoyed singing in church and in local nursing homes. He enjoyed aggravating people, ‘just for the fun of it’. The family wishes to say, ‘Thank You’ to the staff of Hospice of Mitchell County. They also want to express their appreciation for the love and support of Shepherds Table and 50’s Classic Diner.
Saddened at the loss of Bill Stewart are by his wife; Glenda H. Stewart of the home; his sons; Mark Stewart and wife, Mecheel of Burnsville and Richard Stewart and wife, Charlene of Asheville; his grandchildren; Alexus, Junior, and Aaliyah; his brother; Roger Stewart and wife, Carolyn of Spruce Pine and their children; Shannon Ledford, Hollie Stewart, and Cody Stewart; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral services for Mr. Bill Stewart will be conducted on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 7:30 pm at the Freedom Baptist Church with the Revs. Cass Buchanan and Steve Williams officiating. Graveside services and interment will be on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 10:00 am in the Freedom Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm at Freedom Baptist Church.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com
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