Gary Stewart, 74, of Corpus Christi died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008 at his home after a long illness.

He was born July 8, 1934 in Blue Ridge to John Cleve and Helen Marie Headrick Stewart. He was a member of Arlington Heights Church of Christ.

He is survived by his daughter, Debbie (Steve) Reiter of Corpus Christi; his sons, Wayne Stewart of Corpus Christi, and Johnny Stewart of Austin; the mother of his children, Beverly Gill of Lake Corpus Christi; his sisters, Sharon Payne of Garland, and Nona Swaner of Wylie; his grandchildren, Stacey McLeroy, Stephen Reiter, Nicole Stewart, Justin Stewart and Christopher Perkins; his great-grandchildren, Logan Mikeal and Trinity Callaway.

Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, in the Allen Funeral Home Chapel in Wylie with the burial following in the Verona Cemetery in Verona.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home