Walter R. Stewart, 86 of Orlando, formerly of Graceville passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 in Orlando. Mr. Stewart was born in Roanoke, Va., on Dec. 7, 1926 to the late Robert Earl and Zola Mae Smith Stewart. A U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II, Mr. Stewart was retired from the government and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, lifetime member of AmVets and V.F.W.
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He is survived by one daughter, Karen Langston, Orlando; sister, Nadine Dennis Thornton, Phenix City, Ala.; four grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Faircloth officiating. Burial followed in Marvin Chapel Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post #241 of Sneads, James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Family received friends at the funeral home 12 p.m., until time of service.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Feb. 13, 2013