George Stewart

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George Monroe Stewart, 81, a resident of Cleveland, passed away on Friday morning, Aug. 25, 2017, at his home.

He was born on March 7, 1936, the oldest son of the late Wade and Rethal Stewart.

He was a retired union carpenter, and was an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Air Force. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed riding motorcycles.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Janice Brackett; one sister, Eugenia Roberson; and two brothers: Doug Stewart and Jerry Stewart.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory one daughter, Jennifer Stewart of Loudon County; one son, Roger Stewart and his wife, Dawn; one son-in-law, David Brackett; one sister, Carolyn Cartwright (Blaine); three grandchildren: Patrick Stewart (Erica), Morgan Trowell (Nik) and Carson Brackett; and special friend, Brenda Ray.

The family will receive friends tonight, from 5 to 8, at the Companion Funeral Home.

A Celebration of His Life is planned for Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Doyle McCracken officiating.

Interment will follow in the Lebannon Baptist Cemetery and will conclude with military honors. Patrick Stewart, David Brackett, Carson Brakett, Ricky Roberson, Lamar Howard and Mike McDaniel will serve as pallbearers.

The family expressed appreciation to Hearth Hospice and his caregivers Lamar and Misty Howard for the excellent care they provided George and his family.

You are encouraged to share a memory and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.

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