LeRoy Stewart, 67, of Woodlawn died 6:50 a.m. March 26, 2006, at his
home. Mr. Stewart was born May 6, 1938, in Louisville, Ky., to Everett
Lee and Mamie (Polston) Stewart. He married Frances Kay (Hatfield)
Stewart March 8, 1958, in Chicago; she preceded him in death July 15,
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home
in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Mike Burns will officiate. Burial will follow at
Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday
at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Stewart is survived by a son, Roy Lee Stewart and wife Linda of Mt.
Vernon; four daughters, Joyce Bechtel and husband Frank of Mt. Vernon,
Judy McCoy and fiance Gary Hayes of Woodlawn, Janice Pilson and husband
George of Bonnie and Jean Langa and husband Steve of Woodlawn; 13 grandchildren;
seven great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Maxine Stewart of Louisville,
Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Frances; four brothers;
and a sister.
Mr. Stewart was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and a member of the Mt. Vernon Gun
and Sportsman Club.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the American Cancer Association
and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral
Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to
the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 for further information.
Date: 28 Mar 2006
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman