Howell Ray “Buddy” Stewart
Howell Ray “Buddy” Stewart, 83, of Perryville, MD, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016. Buddy was born on April 13, 1933 in Hanceville, AL, to the late Lonnie Wi l b u r n Stewart and Tera Lee (Anderson) Stewart.
Buddy was a proud member of Nottingham Missionary Baptist Church since 1983. He had a lifelong career in heating and air conditioning and owned three different heating and air conditioning companies throughout his lifetime until his retirement.
He loved gospel music, camping, and dogs, especially Dachshunds. Buddy loved, and was especially proud, of his wonderful family and cherished his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Buddy is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Audrey Nadine Stewart; his children: Debbie Jackson and her husband, Jimmy; Cheryl Zueger and her husband, Mark; Stephen Stewart and his wife, Brenda; Mark Stewart and his wife, Sherri; Janice Jones and her husband, Michael; Matthew Stewart and his wife, Alice; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and his brother, Arvel Stewart.
In addition to his parents, Buddy was preceded in death by his son, Robert James Stewart; brother, Roy Stewart; and his sister, Edith Tillery.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 18, between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Nottingham Missionary Baptist Church, 303 W. Christine Road, Nottingham, PA 19362. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 19 at 11 a.m. Family and friends may begin visiting at 10 a.m.
In addition to flowers, memorial contributions can be made payable to the “Alzheimer’s Association” and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen St., Rising Sun, MD 21911.
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