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Rev. George W. Stewart

February 20, 1937 - February 21, 2022

Rev. George William Stewart, 85, of Montvale, passed away on February 21, 2022, at his home. He was born on February 20, 1937, in Washington, DC. A son of the late Gilbert Vance Stewart and Lavina O. Stewart. In addition to his parents George was preceded in death by a sister-and brother-in-law, Ada S. and Harold Jennings and a sister-in-law, Violet Stewart.

George was survived by his loving wife, of 56 years, Alice Lam Stewart; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa, and Scott Shreckhise; son and friend, John Stewart and Nikki Nickols; granddaughter, Tuesday Dawn Stewart; Brother and Sister-in-law, Carl and Sylvia Stewart. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

George was a United Methodist Minister for 40 years in Virginia and South Carolina conferences. George loved his Lord and all the people he served throughout his ministry. He also loved spending time with his family and friends. He was loved by so many and will be missed dearly.

The family would like to Thank Carilion Hospice for their love and care during this most difficult of times.

A funeral service and celebration of George’s life will be conducted at 11:00 am, Friday, February 25, 2022, at Walnut Grove Church in Montvale with Pastor Bob Auxier officiating. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm on Thursday, February 24, 2022, at Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford. To send condolences online please visit obituaries.tharpfuneralhome.com. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford is assisting the family.

Burial Date February 25, 2022

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Alice, so sorry to hear of George's passing. May God be near you and your family at this time. (Class of '59)

Posted by Fred D Smith on February 24, 2022

Alice , Lisa and families, We are sorry to hear of your loss.

Posted by Frank Kallio on February 24, 2022

Our thoughts and prayers are with you...

Posted by Debi Hodakoski Orange on February 24, 2022

I have known George since I entered the Virginia Conference in 1980 and joined in leading the Rural Fellowship. I cherish his memory and his God-led ministry. May God's Holy Spirit rest upon all who loved him and miss him.

Posted by Rev. Dr. Bill Olewiler on February 23, 2022

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