William “Billy” Henry Stewart, Jr, 83, of Marion, died February 12, 2017. Mr. Stewart was born January 26, 1934 in Marion, to the late William Henry and Elizabeth Hoover Stewart. He and his wife, Faye, were owners of Marion Insurance Agency, a longtime insurance company in Marion, Alabama. He is preceded in death by his parents; his sister Mary Elizabeth S. Mooty; his brother Robert G. Stewart and his granddaughter Tasha Morrow. He is survived by his wife Faye Plummer Stewart of Marion; daughter Beth Stewart Earnest (Philip) of Birmingham; two sons Will H. Stewart (Frances) of Centreville and Mike Stewart of Tuscaloosa; and 5 grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Marion United Methodist Church with the Reverend Dr. Daniel Thornton officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Marion Chapel will be directing. The family will receive friends at the church from 10 until 10:50 before the service begins at 11. A private graveside service will be held for the family only.
Active pallbearers will be Parker Stewart, Matthew Earnest, William Earnest, Philip Earnest, Jon Derek Johnson, Brett Harrison, and Dudley Barton. In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorials please be made to Marion United Methodist Church.
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