Memorial services for Gerald Wayne Stewart, 79 of Palestine, will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Rajain Mathias officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Palestine.
Mr. Stewart passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at East Texas Medical Center Tyler. He was born January 28, 1937 in Owensville, Indiana, son of Alva Gerald and Marguerite (Yarbor) Stewart. He was a professional truck driver for 62 years. (Red Horse) drove for Mobil Oil Corp., in Indiana and Texas. Retired and returned to work driving for Wal Mart Transportation. Retired again and returned to work driving for Hertz. He attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife Juliana (Judy) Stewart, daughters; Roumilda Bradfield and Cindy (Russell) Harris of Princeton, Indiana, son; Gerald Stewart, Jr., and "almost daughter-in-law" Janice Johnson of Magnolia, Texas, sister, Lois (John) Sprinkle of Ft. Branch, Indiana, brother; Dan Stewart (Ron Hoover) of Conroe, Texas, grandchildren; Dustin (Brenda) Stewart, Colby (Harris) Black, and Caleb Poe and Chris Harris all of Princeton, Indiana, great-grandchildren; Jalen, Ashlen, Peyton, Dustin, Izzabella Stewart of Princeton, Indiana.
Mr. Stewart was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Marcia (Ronnie) Pugh, brothers; Fred, Rick and Steve, sister; Sandra Kay Riley.
Gerald never met a stranger, he loved his family and friends. Memorial contributions may be made to, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cancer Research, or your choice.
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Published on December 16, 2016