Charles H. Stewart (Herbie) of Cottonwood, passed away February 4, 2016 of complications of pneumonia.
He was born September 12, 1933 to Roy and Beulah Stewart in Prescott, AZ.
He grew up in Clarkdale, AZ and graduated from Mingus High School in 1953. He served two years in the military in California, after high school.
He became a core driller for the Broyles Brothers, working in various locations around Arizona.
He and his family settled in the Prescott area where he worked for the Prescott School District for 13 years driving school bus and doing maintenance.
He then ran his own janitorial business until he retired in the early '90s.
He had two daughters and four sons with his ex-wife Adeline, and a step-daughter and step-son with his current wife Jan.
He had a great sense of humor, enjoyed watching sports and liked helping others. He was a volunteer with the meals on wheels program for many years.
After retirement, he enjoyed meeting new people while traveling in his RV and participating in horse shoe tournaments around the state.
He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Mary Clark and Ann Bates, brother Bill Stewart, first wife Adeline Nerison and daughter Carolyn Lee.
He is survived by his wife Jan Stewart (Cottonwood), brothers Joe Stewart (Kingman, AZ) and Don Stewart (Phoenix, AZ) daughter Cheryl Clement, sons and daughters-in-law Chuck and Linda Gayle Stewart (La Pine, Alabama) Cecil and Julie Stewart (McVille, ND) Calvin and Trina Stewart (Cottonwood) son Curtis Stewart (Cottonwood) step-daughter and son-in-law Penny and Dave Jeffrey (Nebraska) and step-son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Melanie Phillips (Prescott Valley, AZ) and also many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 1 PM, Friday February 12, 2016 at Godard Hall, 3400 E. Godard Rd., Cottonwood, AZ 86326.
(Information provided by survivors)