James Jackson “Jack” Stewart, age 89, was called home to glory on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, after suffering a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be Saturday, July 28th, at 4:00 PM at Madison First Baptist Church, Madison, FL., with burial at Macedonia Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 – 6:30 PM at Beggs Funeral Home Madison Chapel.
Mr. Stewart was born December 1, 1922 and was an Army Veteran of World War II, Korean and Vietnam Wars. He retired from the service in 1969 and returned to his hometown of Madison, Florida where he was a faithful member of First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Letoy Ragans Stewart; daughters; Diane Johnson, Paula Stewart Ginn and (Tim); Amy Stewart Kendrick (Nathan); and sons: Jimmy Stewart, Johnny Stewart (Janice), Jim Stewart, Hank Stewart (Melissa) and twelve grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents: John Fields Stewart and Maggie Stewart Miller, and brothers J. B. Stewart and Walter Stewart.
Donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308-5428 or First Baptist Church, 134 SW Meeting St. Madison, Florida 32340.
Beggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements: 850-973-2258.