Jennings Howard Stewart

Jennings Howard “Junior” Stewart

July 13, 1921 - May 10, 2021

Jennings Howard “Junior” Stewart, 99, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on May 10, 2021, at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg.

He was born on July 13, 1921, in Wirt County, WV, son of the late Harpor B. Stewart and Lurline Edna Arthur Stewart.

Junior was a member of Independent Fellowship Church of Ravenswood. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and antique cars, and also enjoyed helping his neighbors and friends. He was a mechanic with the Jackson County Board of Education. Junior was a veteran of WWII serving in the US Army where he was awarded the Purple Heart.

He is survived by his son, Larry (Dawn) Stewart; 3 grandchildren, Barbara Stewart (Mike) Briggs, Christina Stewart Barker (Vincent), and Steven Anthony (Tashina) Stewart; 4 great grandchildren, Cecilia Barker, Aiden Barker, Lydia Stewart, and Carson Stewart; 1 sister, Dolly Dawson; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia; 2 sons, Jennings Stewart, Jr. and Johnny Stewart; 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at 11:00 am at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood with Pastor Allen Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in Ravenswood Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

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