Ronald H. "Ronnie" Stewart
Service for Ronald H. "Ronnie" Stewart, age 65 of Chickasha, Oklahoma, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015 in the New Life Christian Church. Rev. Ezell Nelson will officiate and Rev. Greg Davis will assist.
Ronnie was born the son of Neuil Harling Stewart and Ivory Estelene Carter Stewart on May 30, 1949 in Lindsay, Oklahoma. He died on February 23, 2015.
Ronnie graduated from Bradley High School. Soon after graduation, he served one tour of duty in the United States Army in Vietnam. After being discharged, he owned and operated Stewart Trucking until the time of his death. He married Suzi Parrish on August 13, 1988 in Port Isabell, Texas.
Ronnie was a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church for over twenty years. He taught Youth Sunday School and the Wedding Ring Class and had taken many kids on choir tours and mission trips. He also helped set up and facilitate the Divorce Care Ministry. Ronnie was currently a member and was serving as a deacon of the New Life Christian Church. He was active in the formation of the Great Plains Emmaus Community in 1997. He served on the board of directors as well as in many other capacities until the time of his death.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Neuil and Estelene Stewart and brother-in-law, Mike Barrington.
Survivors include wife, Suzi Stewart of the home; son and wife, David and Alla Stewart of Moscow, Russia and their children Isabella and Alexandra; daughter and husband, Kathryn and Shaun Winfrey of Franklin, TN and their children Ava and Ryan; son, Matthew Grisham of Breckenridge CO and his children Lily and Jayson; sister and husband, Rita and Jimmy Hughes of Chickasha; sister, Diane Barrington of Blanchard; brother and wife, Jim and Ada Stewart of Ninnekah; brother and wife, David and Lisa Stewart of Union City; aunt and husband, Mary and Bill Stephenson of Chickasha; numerous nieces and nephews.
Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery. Service will be under the direction of the McRay Funeral Home.