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Darrel G. Stewart

February 22, 1940 November 20, 2019
Darrel G. Stewart
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Obituary for Darrel G. Stewart

Darrel G. Stewart, 79, of Pontiac, IL, formerly of Dwight passed away on November 20, 2019 at his home in Pontiac surrounded by his family. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. A visitation will be held from 9:00am until the time of services on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Hager Memorial Home in Dwight, IL. Funeral services will be held that same day following the visitation at 11:00am also at the funeral home with Pastor Chrissy Salser officiating. Burial will follow the services at a later date in Burnt Prairie Cemetery in southern Illinois. Hager Memorial Home in Dwight is in charge of arrangements.
Darrel was born on February 22, 1940 in Burnt Prairie, IL to Verl and Alice (Bowman) Stewart. He married Janice Stacy on March 5, 1965 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Dwight, IL. She survives in Pontiac, IL.
Also surviving are sons, Greg (Billie Jo) Stewart of Morris, IL, Chuck (Trudy) Stewart of Ottawa, IL; daughters, Denise (Curt) Brown of Emmington, IL, Tammy Bennington of Dwight, Jeni (Mike) Byrns of Pontiac, IL; brothers, Wayne (Glenda) Stewart of Benton, IL, Lloyd (Judy) Stewart of Benton, IL; brother in law, Curtis (Ellen) Stacy of FL; sister in law, Marica (Bob) DeMarse of Dwight, IL; 17 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Over the years Darrel and Janice fostered more than 55 children.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Estell Stewart Sr., Chancey Stewart, Delmas Stewart and Gale Stewart, Ronald Stewart.
Darrel worked for CAT for more than 30 years, finishing his career as an inspector. He also worked for the village of Dwight, mowing and fixing ballfields. He drove a bus for Turner Bus Service and kept the scoreboard at local ballgames.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice and online condolences may be left for the family at www.hagermemorial.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

23

Nov

9:00 AM 11/23/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/23/2019 11:00:00 AM
Hager Memorial Home

201 W. Mazon Ave.
Dwight, IL 60420

Hager Memorial Home
201 W. Mazon Ave. Dwight 60420 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

23

Nov

11:00 AM 11/23/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/23/2019 12:00:00 PM
Hager Memorial Home

201 W. Mazon Ave.
Dwight, IL 60420

Hager Memorial Home
201 W. Mazon Ave. Dwight 60420 IL
United States

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