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Obituary And Arrangements - Nestor Stewart





McMinnville, TN resident and DeKalb County, TN native H. Nestor Stewart, age 87, was born March 31, 1928 and died June 23, 2015 at Raintree Manor following a brief illness.

The founder and owner of Stewart's Pharmacy and a member of Central Church of Christ, he was the son of the late Homer Hobson and Elizabeth Waddell Stewart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter, Mary Elizabeth Stewart; and sister, Joanne Heaslip.

He was married September 7, 1950 to Dorothy Jo Sanders Stewart of McMinnville. In addition to his wife, he is survived by five children and spouses, David and Peg Stewart of McMinnville, Ella and David Wilson of Brentwood, TN, Donna Carr of Smithville, TN, Sherri and Barry Stowe of Nashville, TN, and Gina and Mike Craig of Witchita, KS; seventeen grandchildren, Jeremy Stewart of Malibu, CA, Justin Stewart of McMinnville, Brian Carr of Smithville, TN, Lee Carr of Nashville, TN, Patrick Carr of Hixson, TN, Joseph Woodlee of McMinnville, John Michael Woodlee of Nashville, TN, Emily Stewart of Nashville, TN, William Craig of Rockford, MI, Tyler Craig of Witchita, KS, Austin Craig of Rockford, MI, Sarah Fletcher of Durham, NC, Andrew Wilson of Nashville, TN, Ashleigh Wilson of Nashville, TN, Anne Carter Stowe of Nashville, TN, Mary Charles Stowe of Nashville, TN, and Lillian Stowe of Nashville, TN; fourteen great-grandchildren, Neri Stewart of Malibu, CA, Madison Dye of Jacksonville, NC, Ryvin Stewart of McMinnville, Toby Neal of Weatherford, TX, Margeaux Stewart of Millington, TN, Charlotte Stewart of Millington, TN, Bryce Carr of Hixson, TN, Layla Carr of Hixson, TN, Elizabeth Carr of Smithville, TN, Kathryn Carr of Smithville, TN, Annelise Carr of Nashville, TN, Lyla Carr of Nashville, TN, Annabelle Woodlee of McMinnville, and Will Fletcher of Durham, NC; one great-great-grandchild, Landon Dye of Jacksonville, NC; two brothers and sister-in-law, Frank and Gail Stewart of McMinnville, and Derwood Stewart of McMinnville; and two sisters, June Newby Byrd and Faye Stewart both of Nashville, TN.

Stewart had a great love for the Tennessee Walking Horse. His training job was at the age of 16 working for Steve Hill. He also owned many great horses throughout the years including World Grand Champion, King Of The Jungle, The Storm Watch, Masked Threat, I'm Dizzy Gillespie and An Eye Of The Storm to name a few.

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Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2015 at Central Church of Christ with Joe Gray and Tim Parish officiating. Burial will follow in Webb Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday at High's Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to Boyd Christian School.

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