James T "Jim" StewartRogers, AR, 1933 - 2018
James T. "Jim" Stewart, 85, of Rogers passed away September 10, 2018 in Rogers. He was born July 16, 1933 in Mitchellville, Tennessee.
Jim was a school bus driver for the Rogers School District for 40 years, he formally worked for Daisy Manufacturing, Model Laundry, and Northwest Tobacco and was a member of Southside Church of Christ in Rogers for 58 years, where he served as a Deacon and was one of the first leaders of the Joy Bus Ministry. Jim was an avid baseball fan, namely the Yankees and the Razorbacks, and he developed over 700 ball-players in his 33 years spent coaching. He loved to read and watch western stories.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Malcolm and Willie Mae Stewart, one son, James H. Stewart, and his wife Brenda Sue Stewart. Survived by his wife of 66 years, Hazel McMillin Stewart of the home; children, Nancy Lowe of Bentonville, Bobby Stewart of Fayetteville, grandchildren, Brian Lowe, Rana Weidman, Daniel Lowe, Shelby Stewart, Chelsey Moore and great-grandchildren, Tyler Stewart, Austin Stewart, Sarah Longstreth, and Taylor Weidman.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, September 14, 2018 at Southside Church of Christ with Mr. Jackie Chesnutt officiating. Interment at the Rogers Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Benton County Funeral Home, 306 N. 4th, Rogers. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Green Valley Bible Camp and Micha's House in c/o the funeral home. Online condolences to www.bentoncountyfuneralhome.com.
Published September 13, 2018
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Benton County Funeral Home
306 N. 4th Street, Rogers, AR