Harry L. Stewart, 70, of Williamstown, W.Va., passed away Jan. 25, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus, following a brief illness.
He was born Aug. 11, 1942, in Wood County, W.Va., a son of the late Harry Lawrence Stewart and Juanita Plant Stewart of Williamstown, W.Va.
Harry retired after several years of employment with Eramet as a laborer, and prior to that, spent many years employed at Brockway Glass as a supervisor. He was a true outdoorsman, having enjoyed hunting and fishing. He held a passion for Chevy trucks, and loved spending time restoring both trucks and cars. He also held a hobby of guns, and enjoyed spending time on the river.
In addition to his mother, surviving is his high school sweetheart, the love of his life and wife of 49 years, Linda L. Freshwater Stewart; he also leaves behind four sons whom he was an outstanding father to, Scott, Tracy and Brett (Teresa), all of Williamstown, W.Va., and Brent (Diana) of Vienna, W.Va.; one sister, Ann White (Gary) of Melbourne, Fla.; two brothers, Tom (Jennifer) of Williamstown, W.Va., and Kevin (Jolene) of St. Port Lucie, Fla.; five grandchildren, Brittany Stewart-Snodgrass (Eric) and their children Cayden, Dakota and Bradley Snodgrass, and David, Kaitlyn, Karly and Samantha Stewart; his mother-in-law, Mildred Freshwater of Parkersburg, W.Va.; several nieces and nephews; and his longtime companion and buddy, his beloved black lab, Abby.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his one brother, Richard "Dickie"; and his father-in-law, Harold Freshwater.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 3005 Grand Central Ave., Vienna, with the Rev. Lauren A. Godwin officiating. Interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Please visit www.lamberttatman.com to share online condolences with the Stewart family.