He was born August 11, 1942 in Wood County, W.Va., a son of the late Harry Lawrence Stewart and Juanita Plant Stewart of Williamstown, W.Va.
Harry retired after several years of employment with Eramet as a laborer and prior to that, spent many years employed at Brockway Glass as a supervisor. He was a true outdoorsman, having enjoyed hunting and fishing. He held a passion for Chevy trucks and loved spending time restoring both trucks and cars. He also held a hobby of guns, and enjoyed spending time on the river.
In addition to his mother, surviving is his high school sweetheart and the love of his life and wife of forty-nine years, Linda L. Freshwater Stewart; he also leaves behind four sons whom he was an outstanding father to, Scott, Tracy, and Brett (Teresa), all of Williamstown, W.Va., and Brent (Diana) of Vienna, W.Va.; one sister, Ann White (Gary) of Melbourne, FL; two brothers, Tom (Jennifer) of Williamstown, W.Va., and Kevin (Jolene) of St. Port Lucie, FL; five grandchildren, Brittany Stewart-Snodgrass (Eric) and their children Cayden, Dakota, and Bradley Snodgrass, and David, Kaitlyn, Karly, and Samantha Stewart; his mother-in-law, Mildred Freshwater of Parkersburg, W.Va.; several nieces and nephews; and his longtime companion and buddy, his beloved black lab, Abby.
In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his one brother, Richard "Dickie"; and his father-in-law, Harold Freshwater.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2PM on Tuesday January 29, 2013 at the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 3005 Grand Central Ave., Vienna, with Rev. Lauren A. Godwin officiating. Interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8PM on Monday January 28, 2013 at the funeral home. Please visit www.lamberttatman.com to share online condolences with the Stewart family.