September 10, 1948 - December 11, 2019
Tom Stewart, 71, of Brownstown, IL passed away at 9:22 PM, Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at his home surrounded by family. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 AM, Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the First Christian Church, Brownstown with Steve Storm, Dave Arnold, and Jim Green officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Brownstown with military rites accorded by Crawford-Hale American Legion Post # 95, Vandalia & Brownstown VFW Post #9770. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM, Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at the First Christian Church, Brownstown and one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Brownstown/St. Elmo Sports Boosters, Brownstown First Responders, or Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Online condolences can be expressed at www.hohltandfilefh.com Thomas Stewart was born on September 10, 1948 in Loudon Township, Fayette County, the son of Cloral and Marjorie (Logue) Stewart. He married Alice Davis on October 14, 2001; together they shared 18 years of marriage. Tom was a United States Army Veteran. He was currently the Sefton Township Highway Commissioner, taking his position in 1993. Prior to Tom’s commitment with Sefton Township, he was a carpenter and also a farmer. He was a member of Mt. Carmel Church, past board member for the Brownstown CUSD # 201, past member for the Fayette County Pork Producers, and retired volunteer from the Brownstown Volunteer Fire Department. Tom loved spending time with his grandchildren, working on his ever-changing landscape, woodworking and antiquing. He is survived by, his wife, Alice Stewart of Brownstown; daughters, Shelly and husband Tony Thomason, Chrystal and husband Sean Spicer, Shawna and husband Justin Atwood, all of Brownstown, and Chalice and husband Larry Oakes of Vandalia; son, Davis Redman of Chicago; sisters, Ann and husband Glen Mills of Brownstown and Pat and husband Roy Graumenz of Mt. Zion; grandchildren, Tim (Erin) Thomason of Vandalia, Marisa (Brian) West of Shelbyville, Caleb and Adam Atwood of Brownstown, Carter Spicer of Brownstown, and Tayler and Kylie Oakes of Vandalia; great-grandchildren, Hailey, Ben, and Lauren Thomason, and Dalainie West; sisters-in-law, Bernice Scoles of St. Elmo and Barb Stewart of Brownstown; brother-in-law, Kenny Smith of St. Elmo; and mother-in-law Carolyn Grames of Brownstown. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bill and Bob Stewart; and sister, Marsha Smith.
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