Billy Gene (BG) Stewart, 89, of Pansy went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 20, 2020. He was born July 18, 1930 in Herbine. He was preceded in death by his parents Allie and Mellie Stewart, two brothers, James and Kelly Stewart and a sister Helen Neely.
Billy graduated from Rison High School and was a US Army Korean War veteran. He retired from International Paper Company in Pine Bluff after over 30 years of service. He was a member of Mill Creek Masonic Lodge and Prosperity United Methodist Church.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 66 years, Shirley Harper Stewart; his son Mike Stewart (Diana) of Pansy; two daughters, Kathy Davis (Paul) of Fayetteville, and Amy Womack (David) of El Dorado; Four grandchildren, Joshua and Katie Stewart, Wes Davis, Sara Primm and five great-grandchildren; Emma Poe, Crew and Grady Davis, Hadley and Harper Primm, sister: Ailene (Jimmy) Taylor and sister in law Becky Stewart.
The family would like to thank the staff of Southern Hills Cottages for their care and kindness over the last few months.
Visitation will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Buie Funeral Home in Rison with funeral service beginning at 2:00 p.m., to be officiated by his nephew Wayne Jordan and pastor Boyd Savage, and internment will follow in Prosperity Cemetery. Active pallbearers: Josh Stewart, Wes Davis, Lee Stewart, Paul Rauls, Jerry Thomasson, Wade Morrison Honorary pallbearers: Sonny Clark, Jimmy Taylor, David Womack, Paul Davis and Stormey Primm.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Prosperity United Methodist Church, 15750 Hwy 35 South, Rison, AR 71665.
Arrangements are by Buie Funeral Home of Rison.
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