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Kenneth Lee Stewart

April 28, 1948 ~ May 5, 2022 (age 74) 74 Years Old


Rural Hall – Kenneth Lee Stewart, 74, of Rural Hall, NC passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at his home.

Mr. Stewart was born on April 28, 1948, in Forsyth County, NC to the late Cyril Stewart and Mozelle Merritt Stewart who survives.  He was a US Army Veteran and was a member of the America Legion Post 290 in King.  He was a member of Poplar Springs Christian Church.  He enjoyed the out of doors and loved spending time at Belew’s Creek and teaching people to water ski.  He loved fishing especially surf fishing and taking care of his cattle. 

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Mike Butner.

Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife, Joan Gibson Stewart; his son, Travis Stewart, and wife Karlie; two brothers: Donald Stewart and wife Deni, and David Stewart and wife Ruth, a sister, Kathy Butner, his mother, Mozelle Stewart; his grandchildren: Ethan and Cyrus Stewart; and his best friends, David, and Cindy Pearson.

Thank you, Laurie Barr very deeply for all you have done and continue to do for the family, and to our Poplar Springs Church family for the thoughts, prayers, and friendship, also John and Lisa Ewell.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Poplar Springs Christian Church with Minister Griffin Gilstrap and Minister Don Wallace officiating. 

Memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Post 290: 446 S. Main St. King, NC 27021.

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Memorial Service
June 25, 2022

1:00 PM
Poplar Springs Christian Church


Americal Legion Post 290
P.O. Box 432, King NC 27021


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