Clyde W. Stewart, Jr.
Clyde Wilson Stewart, Jr., 89, a resident of North Fort Myers, FL for the past 20 years, formerly of CT passed away Monday, June 26, 2017 at his home in North Fort Myers. He was born February 23, 1928 in Anna, IL to Clyde and Juanita Stewart, Sr., now deceased.
Clyde was a member of The Thomas A. Edison Congregational Church in Fort Myers. After serving in the Navy, Clyde pursued a career in aviation. He flew for Eastern Airlines, Loftleider Airlines, National Airlines, and finally Pan Am where he finished his career as a senior crew member on international flights. He and his beloved wife traveled the world together. He served as the Aeronautical Inspector for the State of Connecticut. He served as a Deacon in the Roxbury Congregational Church, and was the smiling bell-ringer and usher at the Thomas. A. Edison Congregational Church in Fort Myers for many years. Clyde loved music and sports, and NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt, Sr. Clyde was known for his sharp wit and sense of humor, and a remarkable memory. He was a grand story-teller with a profound ability to recall details. He provided his family with travel, fun, laughter, food, and happiness. He taught us all how to be silly.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Elizabeth J. Stewart of North Fort Myers; three loving children, Nita Bunting of Fort Myers, Terri May of Woodbury, CT and Lisa Kinison (John) of Roxbury, CT; sister, Roberta Brown (Norman) of Colorado Springs and brother, Larry Stewart of Morris, IL; five grandchildren, Sage, Jordan, Jacob, Benjamin and James; as well as four great grandchildren Scarlett, Merrill, Luca, and Arlo.
Clyde was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Joyce.
No formal services are planned at this time.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.