Asa Elmer Stewart Jr.

July 16, 1928March 29, 2019

Asa Elmer Stewart Jr., a longtime resident of Bayou Vista, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2019 at Iberia Medical Center at the age of 90.

Asa proudly served his country in the Korean Conflict as a Marine. He was so dedicated to his country and fellow veterans that he often volunteered his time in several programs that benefited those who served.

Those left to cherish Asa's memory are his three children, Brenda Smith, Donna Boykin and her husband, Dale, and James Stewart and his wife, Charlotte; nine grandchildren, Aaron, Alicia and her husband, Dave, Matthew, Kristen and her husband, Ryan, Sandi and her husband, Chad, Richard and his wife, Alexis, Zachary and wife, Reid, Ashley, and Hunter; nine great grandchildren, Trevor and his wife, Doris, Ella Rose, Landon, Carson, Hudson, Beau, Arya, Andy, and Iris.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Aline Godeaux Stewart; his son-in-law, N. Dean Smith; his parents, Elmer Asa and Gladys Cochran Stewart; and a baby sister, Doris Stewart.

The family requests a time of visitation and remembrance be observed on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 9:30am until time of services at 12:30pm at Hargrave Funeral Home in Morgan City. Following services, military honors will be rendered in the Morgan City Cemetery by the East St. Mary Veterans Funeral Squad. Monsignor Douglas Courville will officiate the services.

The family would like to express their thanks and gratitude to Iberia Medical Center in New Iberia for their care of Asa during the past few weeks.


  • Brenda Smith, daughter
  • Donna Boykin, daughter
  • James Stewart, son


  • Visitation Monday, April 1, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 1, 2019
  • Graveside Services & Military Honors Monday, April 1, 2019

Asa Elmer Stewart Jr.

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Duval Arthur

March 30, 2019

Brenda, Donna, & James,
I just wanted to offer our condolences on the loss of Mr. Asa. He was a good man who worked hard all of his life and provided for his wife and children. His military service will always be remembered and we all THANK him some way. I used to see him at all of Aaron's baseball games...he loved his children and his grandchildren. Rest in Peace Mr. Asa.
Duval Arthur
Mayor, Town of Berwick