Carl W. Steward | 1923-2014

Published Saturday, June 21, 2014

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Carl W. Steward

Carl W. Steward, 91, retired civil service United States Air Force, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Wichita Falls.

Funeral is 2 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport with Bill Steward speaking. Burial will follow at Chico Cemetery.

Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday prior to the service at the funeral home.

Carl was born May 23, 1923, in Hydro, Okla., to Jesse and Lillie (Hanshaw) Steward. He married Ernestine Herriott Jan. 26, 1956, in Oklahoma City, and he proudly served his country as a contracting officer for the United States Army and Air Force.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Delpha and Joe Steward.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ernestine Herriott Steward of Wichita Falls; son Bill Steward and wife, Kelly, of Byers; grandchildren Amie Steward, Eb Steward and wife, Allison, Karey Beth Steward, Charlie Mae Steward, Kewpie Steward, Rachel Cox and Raleigh Cox and wife, Jacee; and five great-grandchildren.

He’s also survived by sisters Juanita Trent, Ina Sergesketter and Nina Fields; brother Burt Steward and wife, Barbara; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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