Gerald Wayne Stewart January 28, 1937 – December 14, 2016

Gerald Wayne Stewart, 79 of Palestine, TX passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at East Texas Medical Center Tyler. He was born Thursday, January 28, 1937 in Owensville, IN son of Alva Gerald and Marguerite (Yarbor) Stewart. He was a professional truck driver for 62 years (Red Horse) drove for Mobil Oil Corp., in Texas and Indiana. Retiring and returned to work driving for Wal Mart Transportation. Retired again and returned to work driving for Hertz. He attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church and was a former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church before moving to Texas.
He is survived by his wife Juliana Judy) Stewart, Daughters; Roumilda Bradfield and Cindy (Russell) Harris of Princeton, son; Gerald Stewart, Jr., and “almost daughter-in-law” Janice Johnson of Magnolia, TX, sister, Lois (John) Sprinkle of Ft. Branch, IN, brother, Dan Stewart (Ron Hoover) of Conroe, TX, grandchildren; Dustin (Brenda) Stewart, Colby (Harris) Black, and Caleb Poe and Chris Harris all of Princeton, IN, great-grandchildren; Jalen, Ashlen, Peyton, Dustin, Izzabella Stewart of Princeton and Megan of Evansville, IN and Felicia Mathis of Mt. Carmel, IL.
Mr. Stewart was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Marcia Pugh, brothers; Fred, Rick and Steve, sister; Sandra Kay Riley.
Gerald never met a stranger and loved his family and friends.
A funeral mass was held in Palestine, TX and cremation then took place. His cremains have been brought back to Indiana for a memorial service to be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St., Princeton, IN with Deacon Mark Wade officiating.
A time of visitation with the family will take place on Saturday from 2:00 pm until time of service.
For information call 812-385-4334. Condolences may be left online and our Sympathy Store can be visited at or the funeral home Facebook page.

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