Barry D. Stewart, age 65 of Lockington, passed away June 27, 2020. He was born October 10, 1954 in Piqua, Ohio, the son of the late Thomas Stewart and Elizabeth “Betty” Ann (Green) Stewart. He married Kathy (Flaute) Stewart on July 18, 1983 and she survives.
Left to cherish his memory include daughters Shelly Stewart of Sidney, Wendy (Joe) Yinger of Jackson Center; sons Mark Shoffner of Lockington, and Benjamin Stewart of Lockington; 9 grandchildren Brenden, Kirsten, Jasmine, Vanessa, Collin, Gabriel, Wyatt, Lillian, and Sadie; and several nieces and nephews. He is survived by one sister, Debbie (Jeff) Wolfe of Sidney. He was preceded in death by sister Peggy Richardson.
As a teenager, Barry worked at Miami Conservatory. He then worked at Oldhams prior to starting his own business, Stewart Aeration Service, in 1978. He served as Mayor of Lockington and served many years as Chief for the Lockington Volunteer Fire Department. He loved to go on nature walks, camping, science, and working on electrical equipment. He was of the Methodist faith. He loved to spend time with his family and will be greatly missed.
Graveside services for the Stewart family will be held Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Beechwood Cemetery in Lockington. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lockington Fire Department in Barry’s memory. Arrangements for the Stewart family are in the care of Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney. Condolences may be expressed online at theadamsfuneralhome.com.
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