The journey was long and hard but the battle of pancreatic cancer is over. Heaven opened its door today and gave him peace.
Dale Stewart April 9, 1939 passed away January 12, 2023
Dale a 1957 graduate of Bunker Hill High School. He was a charter member of the St. Timothy Fire Department and a charter member of Catawba County Fraternal Order of Police. Retired in 1996 as Police Chief from Conover Police Department after 33 years of service. He was a friend and leader to everyone in the community and always made it a point to speak with everyone.
Preceded in death by his father Vernon R. Stewart, mother Leona C. Stewart, a sister Wilma Stewart Deal and also a number of half brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years Nancy Stewart, daughter Tammy (Todd) Hefner, son Jimmy (Kim) Stewart, granddaughter Emily (Andrew Smith), Camille and Alexa Hefner, Jason Odell, Carie Free and a number of nieces and nephews. Also a special cousin Ruth Simon,a brother-in-law Randy Eckard (Mary Beck) and his special breakfast friends.
A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorials can be made to Camp Linn Haven Bridge Fund, P.O. Box 1096, Conover NC 28613 and also Four Seasons Hospice, 571 South Allen Rd. Flatrock NC 28731
Cochran Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Dale Stewart; you may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com