ORANGE — Bobby Leon Stewart, 79, of Orange passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at Baptist Hospital in Orange.
Bobby was a native of Cummings, Georgia; born on August 21, 1934 to the late Shelby (Armstrong) and Veston Stewart. He has lived in the Orange area since 1972, prior in Mayport, FL. Bobby served 20 years and retired from the Navy and he was employed 26 years at Temple-Inland as an electrician. He was a very hard working man; fixing stuff or working in his garden. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his grandchildren. Bobby was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend who will be missed dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Veston and Shelby Stewart; son, Nicky Stewart; sister, Helen Doney.
Bobby is survived by his wife, Mildred “Millie” Stewart of Orange; daughter, Pamela Willey and husband, John of Orange; son, Mike Stewart and wife, Heidi of Lumberton; sister, Brenda Harris and husband, Everett of Plant City, FL; brothers, Charles Stewart and wife, Virginia of Pearl, MS, Tony Stewart of Orange, Veston Lee Stewart of Alabama. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Zachary Willey, Madison Stewart, Taylor Stewart and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 5 pm until 7 pm at Dorman Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 1 pm at the funeral home, with Rev. Keith Meyers officiating. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.