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Kenneth 'Shorty' Stewart

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Kenneth "Shorty" Stewart, 66, Brazil, passed away Aug. 9, 2011, at 12:17 a.m., following injuries sustained from an accident by his home on United States 40.

He was born Sept. 24, 1944, in Putnam County, to Floyd Harold and Dorothy (Siner) Stewart.

Kenny graduated from Reelsville High School, then served in the United States Army.

While serving his country, he was stationed in Germany.

Kenny married Beverly Gallez March 22, 1980.

Kenny worked on the tie gangs for Pennsylvania and Penn Central Rail Road in his early career.

He was promoted to heavy equipment operator for Con-Rail and most recently worked for CSX at their Avon Big 4 Yard.

After retiring from the railroad, Kenny began delivering pizza for Pizza Hut.

Kenny had volunteered as a coach for his kids sporting events. He regularly attended Martz Community Church.

While working for the railroad, Kenny was a member of their safety team.

Kenny enjoyed reading the Bible, fishing, watching sporting events, putting together jigsaw puzzles, Sudoku, telling jokes and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Floyd and Dorothy Stewart and his grandmother-in-law Gladys Cox.

Kenny leaves behind his wife Beverly Stewart, Brazil, daughter Jennifer Stewart, Brazil, sons Aaron Stewart (Laura), Staunton, and Stephen Stewart, Brazil, grandchildren Jaicee Kyler and Addison Stewart and a special grandson Conner Czizek, brothers Edward Stewart (Pam), Georgia, and Jim Stewart (Becky), Florida, nieces and nephew Melissa (Devin) Cress, Todd Stewart and Tracy Stewart, Brooke Stewart and Robin Stewart, mother and father-in-law David and Betty Gallez, Center Point, sisters-in-law Loucinda McIntire (Paul), and Joanna Gallez, brother-in-law Daniel Gallez, as well as many extended family members.

Services will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at 2 p.m., with Brother Gary Minor officiating.

Visitation will be at the funeral home, Saturday, from 10 a.m., until time of services.

Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.