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Leon Jefferson Steward JR

August 29, 1931 — September 23, 2023

Calhoun

Leon Jefferson Steward JR, 92 of Calhoun, GA, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2023 at AdventHealth Gordon following a brief illness.

 

Leon was born on August 29, 1931 in Hazleton, PA to the late Leon Jefferson Steward SR and Helen Bahrt Steward. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by: his sister, Betty McConnell; and his bride of 56 years, Nancy Ruth Steward. Leon was a founding member of the Calhoun Arts Center and a member of the Calhoun Y Club. He served in the Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was branch manager at Arkansas Best Freight Lines and retired in 1996. In his later years Leon enjoyed trips with Claudia and Kristin.

 

Leon is survived by: his daughter, Claudia Stearns; granddaughter, Kristin Stearns; and son-in-law, Fred Stearns.

 

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2023 at 3 PM from the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Reverend Clifford Free officiating.

 

The family will receive friends half an hour prior to the service.

 

You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com

 

Thomas Funeral Home has proudly been entrusted with the care of Leon Jefferson Steward JR.

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