Thomas Glenn Stewart, 91, of Hendersonville, NC died peacefully on September 7th, 2022 at Elizabeth Hospice House in Flat Rock, NC. He was predeceased by the love of his life and bride, Luella (Herr) Stewart in 2016.
Born in Hannibal, MO in 1930, he was the son of the late Ralph Henry Stewart and Mildred (Boss) Stewart. He enlisted in the United States Air Force as a young 17-year-old lad and made it a career, retiring as Chief Master Sergeant in 1974. He went on to start his own successful sandblasting business, Stewart’s Sandblast Service.
He was a devout Christian and faithful follower of Christ. He and Luella became members of Etowah Baptist Church when they moved to Hendersonville in 1998.
Mr. Stewart is survived by his four children: James (Jim) Michael Stewart of Hendersonville; John Thomas Stewart and his wife Patricia of Lynchburg, VA; Sheryl Marie Wilson and her husband Jerry of Pineville, NC; and Dianne Louise Cormier and her husband Paul of Gardner, MA; Nine grandchildren: Joshua Wilson and his wife Rebeca, Jared Wilson and his wife Katharine, Austin Cormier and his wife Kristen, Aimee St.Hilaire and her husband Jeffrey, Ryan Cormier, Frank Stewart and his wife Bobbi, Timothy Stewart and his wife Elizabeth, Tricia Stevens and her husband Steven, and Angela Buursma and her husband Jason. He also leaves behind one sister Sue Keifer and her husband Tom of Hendersonville; and 17 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Charles Eugene Stewart in 1999.
His funeral service will be held at Etowah Baptist Church on Saturday, September 10th, 2022 at 11 am. Internment will be at Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery on Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 at 10 am. Serving as pallbearers will be Frank Stewart, Timothy Stewart, Austin Cormier, Ryan Cormier, Joshua Wilson and Jared Wilson.
Shuler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online register book is available below for family and friends.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Etowah Baptist Church - Directions
6508 Brevard Road
Etowah, NC 28729
Private Burial with no graveside services.Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery - Directions
962 Old US 70 Hwy. West
Black Mountain, NC 28711