Bobby Joe Stewart
Mr. Bobby Joe Stewart, age 84 of Atwood, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at his home surrounded by loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, October 16, 2020, at Friendship Baptist Church near Medina with Bro. Landon Mason and Bro. Alan Rainey officiating. Burial with full Military Honors will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 10 a.m. until service time at the church.
Bobby was born in Carroll County to the late Charles “Charlie” Leon and Alene Milam Stewart. He attended schools in Carroll and Gibson Counties before serving in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Bobby retired from the Milan Army Ammunition Plant in Milan after 44 years of service. Besides his family and serving God as song leader at Friendship Baptist Church, Bobby enjoyed hunting, fishing, vegetable gardening, collecting and using antique tools of all kinds.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Rebecca “Becky” Jane Burton; brothers, Charles Ray and Billy Gene Stewart; sister, Anne Coffman
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Brenda Jane Epperson Stewart; sons, Joe Thomas (Christie) and Mark (Debra) Stewart; daughters, Sheila Kay (Greg) Dunphy and Ivy Gail (Bill) McDaniel; 14 Grandchildren, 33 Great-Grandchildren, and 1 Great-Great-Grandchild.