Raymond Sylvester Stewart, Jr., 82 of Hillsboro, passed away on Thurs., Aug. 1, 2019 at 11:05 a.m. in Montgomery County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born on May 24, 1937, in Hillsboro, IL, a son of Raymond Sylvester & Jessie Mae (Hamilton) Stewart, Sr. He graduated from Lincolnwood High School in Raymond. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired after 23 years of service. Raymond had also worked at Wal-Mart in the meat department. He married Carmen Fernandez Rodriguez on Feb. 21, 1959 in Madrid, Spain. She preceded him in death in 2001. He is survived by:
Soul mate, Peggy Hughes of Litchfield
2 sons, Raymond Stewart, III of Hawaii
Edward Stewart of West Palm Beach, FL
2 daughters, Jessie Stewart of West Palm Beach, FL
Theresa Raess of Switzerland
2 brothers, Alex (Rose) Stewart of Litchfield
John (Linda) Stewart of Gillespie
5 grandchildren, Levi S. Painter; Travis W. Painter; William Stewart;
Max Stewart, & Lucus Stewart
Raymond was preceded in death by his parents; wife Carmen; and 1 sister.
Private family memorial services for Raymond will be held at a later date. The family suggests memorials to Montgomery County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Activity Fund.
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Montgomery Co. Nursing & Rehab - Activity Fund
9086 IL Route 127, Taylor Springs IL 62089