Edward Wilson Stewart, 87, was called home Friday, September 24, 2021.
Edward was born on November 12, 1933 in Bogalusa, Louisiana to William Clinton and Mercedes (Wilson) Stewart. Edward was a member of the Redemptorist Catholic Church. He loved the Mass, his prayers, and Catholic theology, but his greatest love was GOD. He will be remembered as a man of character and grace; gentle in spirit. His wisdom and smile will be missed.
Edward proudly served his country during the Korean War in the United States Army and was honorably discharged from the Army in 1959 after serving 6 years and 9 months.
Edward was preceded in death by his father William Clinton Stewart and his mother Mercedes; sister Kathryn Collins.
He is survived by his nieces Deborah Eglich, Cindy Beltran and Sandra Davis.
Interment with military honors will be held at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, Missouri.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested in his memory to the Padre Pio Foundation, 463 Main Street, Cromwell, Ct., 06416 or Redemptorist Catholic Church, Kansas City, Missouri.
"As for me, I am already being poured out as a libation, and the time of my departure has come. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. From now on the crown of righteousness awaits me" Timothy 4:6-7
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