Richard E. Stewart

August 24, 1945 ~ February 17, 2022 (age 76)

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Elkhart, Ind. - Richard E. Stewart, 76, formerly of Covington and a resident of Woodland Manor in Elkhart passed away at 11:09 a.m. EST Thursday, February 17, 2022 at Woodland Manor.

He was born August 24, 1945 in Bloomington, Indiana the son of the late Stacey J. and Adria Eleanor Stewart.

Richard married Sandra Kay Watts on February 19, 1966 in Covington, Indiana. She preceded him in death on January 16, 2009.

Survivors include his daughter: Toni (Louis) Estrada of Elkhart, Indiana; two grandchildren: Damian Pedigo and Sadie Estrada; two sisters: Wanda (Jim) Miller of Crawfordsville, Indiana, and Wannita LaTourette of Gessie, Indiana, and one brother: Merle (Liz) Stewart of Cave City, Kentucky, along with several nieces and nephews.

Richard was preceded in death by his daughter: Gina R. Stewart; sister: Frieda Strong, and brother: Winfred Dale Stewart.

Richard retired from Werner Trucking as a student trainer. He enjoyed spending time with his family.

Funeral services: Noon EST Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Indiana; Officiating: Ashton Stewart; Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery in Covington, Indiana; Visitation: 10 a.m. EST Tuesday, February 22, 2022 until time of services. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240 or Parke/Vermillion Humane Society, 1884 South State Road 63, Hillsdale, Indiana 47854.

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February 22, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
DeVerter Funeral Home
215 North Division
Cayuga, IN 47928

Funeral Service
February 22, 2022

12:00 PM
DeVerter Funeral Home
215 North Division
Cayuga, IN 47928


Alzheimer's Association
225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago IL 60601

Parke/Vermillion Humane Society
1884 South State Road 63, Hillsdale IN 47854

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