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Howard C. (Sonny) Stewart, 72, of Greenville, Ky

5sunsetMUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. - Howard C. (Sonny) Stewart, 72, of Greenville, Ky went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:23AM at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 8, 1941 in Jackson, TN to Elmer and Nelle Stewart, and grew up in Ohio County where he was a star athlete, playing basketball and baseball and winning many awards. He went on to play basketball at Union University in Tennessee. His love for basketball continued throughout his life, as he attended the Ky Boys State Basketball Tournament each year for over forty years, and also attended all of the games of his children, nieces, and nephews.

Sonny worked in the coal mines for 22 years and then went on to work at Reed Mineral where he retired in 1994. He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Greenville. Sonny had a smile on his face and a kind heart at all times. He was loved by all. Sonny had a unique talent of making the best no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies. He made people smile when they saw him bringing them a batch. Sonny loved his church and enjoyed his Sunday School class very much. He also loved and spoiled his grandson Jackson, who he loved deeply. He also loved caring for his animals that gave him so much joy.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Nora Stewart; son Jonathon (Tasha) Stewart of Greenville; daughters Carin Stewart of Greenville and Emily Stewart-Scott of Greenville; grandson Jackson Scott; step-grandsons Austin Stewart, Noah Groves, and Gage Whitney; sister Cecile Moseley of McHenry; beloved aunt Sue Hudoff of Atlanta; sister-in-laws Dorothy (Bill) Carver and Adelia Woodson; and many nieces and nephews that he loved with all his heart.

Funeral services will be Monday, June 24, 2013 at 11:00AM at Second Baptist Church in Greenville, with Dr. Ray England officiating, assisted by Rev. Bob Thurman. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday after 5:00PM at Second Baptist Church. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Second Baptist Church Children's Wing Building Fund. Envelopes will be available. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.

Posted on 2/2/14
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2/6/2014 - posted
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2/6/2014 - posted
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