Rev. Robert Stewart, of Farrell, Pennsylvania, passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021, following a period of declining health. He was 90.
Robert was born on December 15, 1930, in Cheraw, South Carolina, a son to Artemus and Idella (Farrow) Stewart.
He was a 1948 graduate from Farrell High School, where he excelled in athletics.
Rev. Stewart worked as a human resource officer for Sharon Steel for more than 25 years. In addition, he was a supervisor for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
He was a member of Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ.
His hobbies included lawn care, and playing cards. He was a diehard supporter and attendee of all Farrell High School Sports. Likewise, he was an avid Cleveland Browns and L.A. Lakers fan.
Survivors include: his wife, Charlotte A. (Hill) Stewart, whom he married June 1, 1962; his children, Linnette (Tony) Hardy, of Las Vegas, Nevada, Robert D. (Janice) Stewart, of Farrell, Daniel (Gloria) Stewart, of Rancho Cucamongo, California, Vernon Stewart, of Columbia, South Carolina, Lisa Stewart, of Farrell, Omar (Nicola) Stewart, of Farrell, and Tina (Dennis) Slater, of Farrell; his 25 grandchildren, his 37 great-grandchildren; his 2 great-great- grandsons; his Goddaughter, Sheila Wells, of Farrell; and his “special daughter”, Jill Myers, of Farrell.
He was preceded in death by his 1st wife, Lela Flint Dessaw; daughter, Kathy Samuels-Chester; granddaughter, Duwana Stewart; and siblings, Bessie Stewart-Brodie, Viola Stewart-Short, and William Stewart.
A time of gathering to honor Rev. Stewart will be held from 9:30-10:30 AM, Saturday, April 3, 2021, at the Greater New & Living Way Temple of the Apostolic Faith, 840 Highland Rd., Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146. Everyone in attendance is encouraged to wear a mask and follow recommended protocols. A Home Going Service will be held at 10:30 AM, also in the church. He will be laid to rest in Morefield Cemetery, Hermitage.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at: www.bricelandfuneralservice.com
Memorial contributions can be payable to the Kathy’s Transitional Independent Living Home, 216 Shenango Blvd., Farrell, PA 16121.
Co-ordination of this tribute for Rev. Stewart was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, Brookfield, Ohio (330-509-3135).