Stuart Ashley Feldman
September 7, 1941 – September 22, 2020
Stuart Ashley Feldman, 79, of Belvedere, SC, son of the late Harry and Lillian Feldman and husband of Amanda Genieve Feldman, died, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Augusta University Medical Center.
He was born on September 7, 1941 in Detroit Michigan but resided in Belvedere, SC for the past 50 years having been relocated to the area when stationed at Fort Gordon as part of the Signal Corps. Many in the area know him from his unique hat and outgoing personality. Stuart never met a stranger and was eager to share stories and experiences with all.
Stuart was proud of having served his country for over 20 years in the United States Army retiring as a Sgt. 1st Class. Stuart was awarded the National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal (4 campaigns); Vietnam Campaign Medal; Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Unit Citation; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Good Conduct Medal (6th Award); Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/Palm; 4 O/S Bars; Civil Action Honor Medal 1st Cl (1st OLC); and Meritorious Service Medal.
He was a member of Congregation Children of Israel in Augusta and was a Jewish lay leader at Fort Gordon ensuring that Jewish soldiers had the opportunity to worship on base.
Stuart is survived by his wife, Genieve; sons, Lawrence Feldman and William Feldman; daughter, Linda Feldman Reece, son-in-law, Jonathan Reece, and grandchildren, Ashley Reece and Michael Reece as well as sisters, Sara Feldman and Ada Feldman of Michigan and brother Jerome Feldman and sister-in-law Luann Feldman also of Michigan along with many other brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins who all enjoyed his outgoing character and spirit. Memorial donations may be made to Tri-Development Center of Aiken County. Stuart was a vocal supporter of them for the support and assistance they provide to his family and most importantly, his son, William.
A service will be held at 11:00am, Thursday, October 1 at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia, SC. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, attendance will be limited.