John C. Stewart
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Oakland City, IN
John C. Stewart, 87, of Oakland City passed away on Sunday April 27, 2014 at VNA Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville. He was born on December 15, 1926 in Mackey, IN to Admiral and Myrtle (Cooper) Stewart. He lived in Evansville, then Petersburg and finally moved to Oakland City for the last 20 years of his life. He retired after 45 years from Faultless Caster in Evansville. He was a veteran of the United States Army Signal Corps and served in WWII. He was a member of the VFW Post 1114 in Evansville and the Formans Club. He is also a member of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of Oakland City. He enjoyed fishing and building projects and loved to work hard and provide for his family.
He is survived by his wife of almost 70 years, Evelyn (Kuhlenschmidt) Stewart of Oakland City; 6 children, Clinton (Peggy) Stewart, Carlene (David) Robb, Calvin (Trudy) Stewart, Carter (Judy) Stewart, Cathy Ogg and Curtis Stewart; 14 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 sisters, Desi, Dorothy and Lucy; and a brother, Luther.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City, officiated by Rev. Douglas Low. Burial will be at the Montgomery Cemetery in Oakland City. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 pm on Thursday at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home. Military graveside services will be conducted by retired military veterans.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Good Shephard United Methodist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be made online at www.corncolvinfuneralhome.com.
Corn-Colvin Funeral Home Inc
323 N Main St
Oakland City, IN 47660
Published in Courier Press on Apr. 29, 2014