STUART Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com Rev. James Leon Stuart Sr., went to be with the Lord on Monday evening, January 21, 2013. He was born in Damascus, GA on March 21, 1917. He was preceded in death by his parents, James W. and Lincey Tatum Stuart, one sister, Lillian, one brother, Bill Stuart and one great-granddaughter, Beatrice Chauncey. Rev. Stuart is survived by his beloved wife of 71 years, Rev. Verna Ethelene Stuart, one daughter, Miriam Chauncey Pace (Grover) of Plant City, FL, two sons, James Leon Stuart, Jr. (Sandra) and Joel C. Stuart (Maria) of Fleming Island, FL; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was a beloved pastor for over 40 years and was ordained with the International Pentecostal Holiness Church for 60 years. He loved fishing, gardening, playing his guitar and singing. He was greatly loved by all that knew him. Visitation will be at 1 pm on Monday, January 28, 2013 with a funeral service to follow at 2:00 pm in Jacksonville, FL at Hardage-Giddens Town & Country Funeral Home with interment to follow at Riverside Memorial Park. Condolences may be offered at www.wellsmemorial.com.

Funeral Home

Hardage-Giddens Town & Country Funeral Home
7242 Normandy Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32205
(904) 781-9262

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Jan. 25, 2013