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Simon Stewart Jr., 81

Simon Stewart Jr., 81, of Kingsland, Ga., formerly of Dunn, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at his home. Mr. Stewart was born in Fayetteville on Jan. 5, 1936, son of the late Simon Stewart Sr., and 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.

A graveside service was held 11 a.m. July 15 at Hodges Chapel Church Cemetery with Pastor Ruth Barbour officiating.

Survivors include his son, Dennis Stewart of Columbia, S.C.; daughter, Regina Cole of Dallas, Texas; sisters, Ruth Barbour of Fayetteville, S.C., and Louise Green of San Jose, Calif.; brother, James Stewart of Florence, Ky.; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys, Ga. Local arrangements by Cromartie-Miller Funerals and Cremations of Dunn.



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