Roy E. Stewart, 88, of Hazleton passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014 at Gibson General Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility in Princeton.

He was born on April 7, 1926 in Princeton, IN to John and Delta (Martin) Stewart.

He retired from Emge Packing Company after 28 years. He was a United States Navy Veteran who served in WWII. He was a member of the Oasis Assembly of God in Princeton. 

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Beatrice Stewart of Hazleton; 2 daughters, Phyllis (Jim) Lucas of Alabama and Deanna (Clarence) Cornwell of Hazelton; 6 grandchildren, David, Dianne, Daniel, Rachel, Roy and Josh; 9 great grandchildren; 3 sisters, Luella White, Betty Stewart and Dorthy Stewart; and 2 brothers, Sam and Bob Stewart. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and 4 brothers, Sylvester, John, Orvelle and Larry Don Stewart. 

Graveside Services will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton, officiated by Pastor Jeff Enochs.

No public visitation. Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton is in charge of arrangements. Military graveside services will be conducted by retired military veterans.