Robert Preston Stewart
January 5, 1930 – August 16, 2022
A TRUE GENTLEMAN FROM THE GREATEST GENERATION
August 16,2022 was the glorious day when Bob, age 92, was finally reunited with the love of his life, his wife, Betty Jo. Also, there to welcome him home was his brother, Bill Stewart; his beloved only son, Michael Preston Stewart; and his granddaughter, Kelly Jett Kirkham. Those who remain to miss him include his sisters, June Wood and Michiko Stewart; his granddaughter, Sarah Kugel(Tye); his great grandchildren, Preston and Madi Kugel; and his daughter Lisa Jett Johenning.
Bob would want you to know he loved his family, the Marine Corps, playing football for his beloved Randolph Macon College, flying airplanes and spending time in Las Vegas. He played racquetball until he was 84 at Randolph Macon College with his crew, Lauren, Reber, John and a host of students over the years. He enjoyed working math and physics problems and spent a minute on the stock market.
Bob remained friends his entire life with his two high school buddies, Sol Block and Ted Potts. His dear friends of over 60 years, Bill and Jean Clark spent many vacations together and I’m sure he and Bill are looking for a casino together. He also had two very dear friends, who called him “daddy boyfriend”, Amy L Coleman and Vivian R Hill. He loved those girls!
Interment will be private.
Memorials may be made to Randolph Macon College.
I miss you already❤️
Love you Daddy Bob. “Such a nice man.”
I’m so glad I got to meet your Dad! My Mom and Dad loved your parents! A sixty year friendship says it all! Sending lots of love and prayers to you and your family! 🙏💖
Peace and love 💘
Bob is a much beloved brother with 92 years of memories starting with memories of having to play cowboys with him. We used brooms for horses (never could find saddles to fit). He was smart, a true gentleman , a caring family man and an inspiration to his older sister. We stayed in close touch and I will so miss our conversations and his sense of humor. I am comforted to know that Christ Jesus is our Savior and we will be reunited. Til then my dear brother.