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Roy Stewart

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Roy Stewart, 86, Greencastle, formerly of Cory, passed away Friday, April 3, 2009, at the Asbury Towers Healthcare Center, Greencastle.

Born Jan. 5, 1923, in Cory, he was the son of Harley W. and Edith (Modesitt) Stewart.

He was a graduate of Cory High School.

He married Marcella "Sally" Patterson on May 13, 1944, and she survives.

Mr. Stewart was a World War II veteran, having served in the United States Air Force from 1943-46.

An electrician by trade and a member of IBEW Local No. 481, he was employed by Bob Etter Electric in Greencastle and the Sanborn Electric Company in Terre Haute and Indianapolis before retiring in 1985.

A 32nd degree Mason, he was a member of Temple Lodge No. 47 in Greencastle, twice holding the honor of Worshipful Master, and also 32nd degree member of the Scottish Rite.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by children Richard Stewart, Coatesville, Judy Osting, Palm Bay, Fla., Betty McGill and husband Paul, Marsha Romalia and husband John, all of Greencastle, and Carol Richardson and husband Jerry, Palm Bay, Fla., brother Donald Stewart, Clinton, sisters Norma Jane Miller, Bowling Green and Wilma Jean Slater, Brazil, grandchildren Rick Stewart, Marcie Grimes, Randy Stewart, Jeremy Osting, Scott McGill, Courtney McGill, Jennifer Romalia, Matthew Romalia, Vanessa Blake and Lauren Richardson, 10 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and in-laws.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Eldon and Dale Stewart and sisters Joy Murphy and Estell Mae Whitlock.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, 703 E. Washington St., Greencastle, with Rev. Steve Williams officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Monday, April 6, 2009, at the funeral home, with a Masonic memorial service at 7 p.m.

Condolences for the family may be e-mailed to inhpr@keymemorie