William Stewart

William Frank Stewart

Wednesday, March 16th, 1932 - Saturday, October 5th, 2019
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William Frank Stewart, 87, passed away October 5, 2019. William was born in Hampton, Virginia to the late Frank and Elizabeth Highsmith Stewart. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his loving wife, Gloria Rae Stewart; and brother, Robert Stewart. He served his country faithfully in the U.S. Air Force stationed in Alaska and subsequently retired from NASA. William was an avid reader, history buff and a captivating storyteller. He was blessed with a sharp mind, a patient ear, and adored his coffee. He loved working with his hands and was a talented wood worker.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving children, Jessica Stewart Swearingen and her husband, Jason, Amy Stewart Luke and her husband, Steve; grandchildren, Andrew Jordan, Stacey Elizabeth, James Warren and Malachi Michael; sisters-in-law, Doris C. Morse, Kathleen Duncan; brother-in-law, Joseph Borum and his wife, Teresa; and numerous extended family and dear friends.
The family will receive friends at Graham Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1112 Kempsville Rd. Chesapeake, on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. A graveside service to celebrate his life will be held Friday, October 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. in Riverside Memorial Park, Norfolk, with Rev. Amos Eby officiating. Please visit to leave a condolence to the family.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Graham Funeral Home
    1112 Kempsville Road
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
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  • Service

    Friday, October 11th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, October 11th, 2019 11:00am
    Riverside Memorial Park
    1000 Indian River Road
    Norfolk, VA 23523
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    Rev. Amos Eby
  • Interment

    Riverside Memorial Park
    1000 Indian River Road
    Norfolk, Virginia 23523
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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