Cecil W. Stewart, Jr., 73, of Piqua, died at 2:06 p.m. Monday, November 1, 2021 at the Upper Valley Medical Center. He was born November 27, 1947 in Dayton to the late Cecil W. and Evelyn (Alexander) Stewart, Sr. He married Kristine M. Smith March 25, 1991 in Sanibel Island, Florida and she survives.
Other survivors include six children, Stephani (Kim Smith) Stewart of Denver, Colorado, Seth (Diana) Stewart of Louisville, Kentucky, Danielle (Todd) Rose of Lebanon, Katie Stewart, Grady Stewart, Cecily Stewart, all of Piqua; three grandchildren, Isabella, Muireann, John; one sister, Shirley (Don) Thompson; his father-in-law, Don M. Smith; and his three canine companions, Sam, Hamilton and Colby.
Mr. Stewart was a 1965 graduate of Franklin High School. He went on to graduate from Eastern Kentucky University and earned his Master’s of Education from the University of Dayton. He was an active member of Greene Street United Methodist Church. He served his Country in the United States Army during Vietnam. He taught for Franklin City Schools, Waynesville City Schools, Sidney City Schools and Piqua City Schools. He also worked for the City of Piqua Health Department, Craycon Home Maintenance and was a hard worker and owned his own contracting business for many years. He was a member with the Masonic Lodge of Dayton. Additionally, he was active with Piqua High School Athletics for many years.
A private graveside service will be held at Forest Hill Cemetery where full military honors will be provided by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Funeral arrangements are being provided to the family through the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Piqua Education Foundation P.O. Box 201, Piqua, OH 45356 or the Piqua High School Athletic Boosters, 1 Indian Tr. Piqua, OH 45356. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.
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Piqua Education Foundation
P.O. Box 201, Piqua OH 45356
Piqua High School Athletic Boosters
1 Indian Tr., Piqua OH 45356