Johnny Bob Stewart, 80, of Etowah, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014, at Tennova Healthcare in West Knoxville.
He was the son of the late H.G. and Pearl Searcy Stewart.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and retired from the CSX Railroad. In 1983, he was inducted into the Etowah High School Sports Hall of Fame as a baseball and basketball player.
He is preceded in death by his first wife, Brenda Simpson; and his second wife, Sue Cox Hood.
Survivors include sons and daughter-in-law: Dennis Craig Stewart of Etowah, Greg and Maureen Hood of Kinosh, Wis. and Michael Hood of Etowah; daughters and sons-in-law: Jessica Colyn Stewart, wife of John Martin of Norfolk, Va., Kay and Steve Blair and Melissa and Russell Williams, all of Etowah; granddaughters: lone, Kirsten, Gwyneth and Jillian Martin, all of Norfolk; niece, Linda Stewart, wife of Dennis Bordwine; nephews: Steve Stewart and wife, Cathy, of Smyrna, Larry Stewart and wife, Evelyn, of Roanoke, Ala.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Green Hill Cemetery. No formal visitation will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, incare of Faye Forgety, 120 Co. Rd. 447, Athens, TN 37303.
Bordwine Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
If you are unable to attend you may sign the guest registry at www.bordwinefuneralhome.com.