Charles Daniel "Dan" Stewart, age 82 of the LaGuardo Community, passed away June 4, 2017, at his home.
Funeral services for Mr. Stewart will be held Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Victory Baptist Church, 1777 Tate Lane, Mt. Juliet, with Bro. Donald Owens and Bro. Chuck Groover officiating. Interment - LaGuardo Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home, Lebanon and Wednesday after 11 a.m. at the Church.
A native of Wilson County, he was the son of the late Charles Peyton Stewart and Janie Sue Williams Stewart. A lifelong farmer, he owned and operated Stewarts Grocery for many years. He was co-founder of the LaGuardo Utility District and Advanced Propane, Inc. He served on the Wilson County Commission and was a member of Victory Baptist Church. He taught Sunday School for sixty-years and served as a deacon at LaGuardo and Immanuel Baptist Churches.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Bettye Jones Stewart; four children: Danny (Diane) Stewart, Teddy (Laurie) Stewart, Janelyn Knowles, Dana Faye Stewart; sister, Janette Tatum; nine grandchildren: Danielle (Jason) Black, Bethany (Drew) Green, Chuck Stewart, Luke (Missy) Stewart, Andy (Hailey) Stewart, Noah Stewart, John (Leigh) Knowles, Stewart (Madelyn) Knowles, Rebecca Knowles; six great-grandchildren: Aidan Black, Mylee Knowles, Thomas Daniel Knowles, Grant Stewart, Reese Knowles and Reed Stewart.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Victory Baptist Church Building Fund.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home, (615) 444-2142 www.ligonbobo.com.