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William Stewart

August 27, 1941 — June 1, 2020

William “Darnell” Stewart, 78, of Old Fort, passed away peacefully on June 1, 2020 at home.

He was a member of Ball Play Baptist Church. William spent his years as a press operator at Maytag. He had a love for hunting, spending time with his friends and family. He will be missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years, Nora Stewart; his parents, beloved son, Roy Stewart; and siblings, Lee Stewart, Tom Stewart, Paul Stewart, and Betty Stewart.

Survivors include his three children, Allen (Robin) Stewart, Chris (Amanda) Stewart, and Tracy (Linda) Stewart; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; siblings, Silas Stewart, Reba, Elizabeth (Roger) Silvers, and Barbara, many nieces and nephews also survive.

A Celebration of Life graveside service will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Ball Play Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Charles Moore officiating.

Matthew Stewart, Christopher Stewart, Jeremy Stewart, Isaiah Stewart, Keith Stewart, and Wesley Stewart will serve as pallbearers.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the Stewart family at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.  (423) 338-2834

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Ball Play Baptist Church Cemetery

, Ocoee, TN 37361

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