OBITUARY

David Francis Stewart

January 9, 1925October 21, 2018

Mr. David Francis Stewart, 93 0f Waco, passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018. Funeral service will be at 11 AM on Thursday, October 25th, at Lake Shore Drive Church of Christ in Waco with Mr. Ernie Christie officiating. Interment will follow in Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM on Wednesday, October 24th, at Connally/Compton Funeral Directors in Waco.

David was born January 9, 1925 to George Locke and Maud (Coppic) Stewart in Brown County, Texas. He was a longtime resident of Waco. Mr. Stewart served in the 388th Bombardment Group in the Army Air Corps from 1942-1944, part of the Eighth Air Force during World War II. He married the love of his life, Esta Mourine Davis on June 22, 1946 and they celebrated 69 wonderful years together. After completing his BSEd degree in 1951 from Howard Payne College, David worked for William Cameron Company. He retired from Lowe’s in 1987 where he worked as an accountant. He was a member of Lake Shore Drive Church of Christ in Waco. David enjoyed gardening, and spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren.

He was precede in death by his parents; wife, Esta M. Stewart; 2 brothers and 1 sister.

Survivors include his daughters, Frances Ammons (Paul) of Abilene, Texas, Ruth Castleberry (Paul Richard) of Conway, Arkansas; son David Wayne Stewart (Ronda) of Waco, Texas; 6 grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Lake Shore Church of Christ in Waco or the 388th Bomb Group Association c/o Ruth Castleberry, Secretary, 2 Beaver Ridge Rd, Conway, AR 72032

  • FAMILY

  • He was precede in death by his parents; wife, Esta M. Stewart; 2 brothers and 1 sister.

    Survivors include his daughters, Frances Ammons (Paul) of Abilene, Texas, Ruth Castleberry (Paul Richard) of Conway, Arkansas; son David Wayne Stewart (Ronda) of Waco, Texas; 6 grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Steve Beatty
  • David Castleberry
  • Paul Cummings
  • Sean Donaho
  • Adam Guinn
  • Ty Jay, Jr.
  • Tim Loftin
  • Kevin Farley

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, October 24, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • Interment Thursday, October 25, 2018
REMEMBERING

David Francis Stewart

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