He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Collins Stewart; infant daughter, Misty Renee Stewart; and great-granddaughter, Erowyn Kimsey.
Left to cherish his memories include his children: Melissa “Missy” Calfee (Bryan), Robert Stewart and Rhonda Newman (Mark Hampton); grandchildren: Thomas and Carolyn Kimsey, Tyler Kimsey, Thomas J. Barnhill, Kristen Hancock and Andrew and Taylor Newman; great-grandchildren: Elizabeth and William Kimsey and Alyia Hancock; sisters: Emma Jean Ingram of Athens and Rosa Lee Byrum of Cincinnati; and several nieces and nephews.
Throughout his life he had numerous jobs including carpenter, dairy farmer, pulp wood cutter, but his most recent, which he was most known for, was a house mover where he was best known as the “man on the roof.”
The family will receive friends at Clingan Ridge Baptist Church, 2412 Georgetown Road N.W., Cleveland TN 37311 on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, from 1 to 4 p.m. with a small memorial time at 1:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga TN 37416.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Bill and/or your personal condolences with the family by visiting his memorial Web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service of Cleveland is honored to assist the Stewart family with these arrangements.