Jeffrey R. Stewart, 57, of Gonzales, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
Jeff was born April 5, 1956, in King City and had been a lifelong resident of Monterey County. He attended Soledad Elementary and graduated from Gonzales High School, class of 1974. He was employed for Arnold Pozoni and Leland Vosti at Gonzales Machine & Forge, retiring in 2012, after 35 years of service. He truly loved the outdoors; hunting, fishing, gardening, visiting lakes, rivers, and beaches; and of course spending time with his family.
Jeff is survived by his wife of 35 years, Lucy of Gonzales; son, Kevin (Megan) Stewart of Gonzales; daughter, Tracy (Rusty) Keen of West Virginia; granddaughter, Ashlyn Keen; mother and father-in-law, Manuel and Mary Garcia of Gonzales; siblings, Terri Rodrigues of Redding, Mike Stewart of Burney, Lisa Muli of Burney; nieces and nephews, Lynnette Pinon, Amanda Hawkins, Samantha Pinon, Michele Bagwell, Christopher Bagwell.
Memorial contribution may be sent to Hospice of the Central Coast, 2 Upper Ragsdale Drive, Suite D-110, Monterey, CA 93940.
Celebration of Life will take place Saturday, July 13, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Gonzales.
Arrangements by Woodyard Funeral Home, 395 East St., Soledad, CA 93960, 831-678-9100, WoodyardFuneralHome.com.