Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

October 24, 2013

Jay D. Stewart 1921-2013

CARTER — Jay D. Stewart, 92, of Webbville, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.  

He was born Jan. 18, 1921, in Webbville, a son of the late Mack and Mae Chaffin Stewart.  

Jay was a U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II. He was a member of VFW Post 3705 of Grayson and American Legion Post 342 of Willard.

He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Vervie Sowers, Merlie McDavid and Gloria Jean Perry, and a brother, Shadie Roe Stewart.

Jay is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Christine Gollihue Stewart; a daughter, Euthania (Ralph) Cantu of Elyria, Ohio; a sister, Ethel “Totsy” (Dale) Harwood of Olive Hill; two brothers, Mack Ray Stewart of Willard and Alden Stewart of DeSoto, Mo.; and three grandchildren, Brent Cantu of Lorain, Ohio, Shane Cantu of Lansing, Mich., and Jaret Cantu of Pittsburgh, Pa.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson by David Boggs. Burial with military honors will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Greenup County.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.  

Condolences may be sent to malonefuneralhome.com.

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