Burdette Lee Stewart, 81, of Lordstown, Ohio, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at Laurie Ann Nursing Home in Newton Falls.
Burdette was born on April 15, 1936, in Zanesville, Ohio the son of the late Allan Lee and Mary Elizabeth (Cline) Stewart.
He has lived in Lordstown since 1966, and was formerly of New Concord, Ohio and McConnelsville, OH.
Burdette was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Japan and Korea.
After Burdette came home from the service, he married the former Sharlene Sue Frame, on June 1, 1958.Burdette was employed as a Final Process Inspector with GM Lordstown for over 31 years, and retired in 1997. He was a member of UAW Union Local #1112
He was a member of the Cortland Church of Christ
. Burdette enjoyed gardening, coaching girls softball and boys youth baseball.
Loving memories of Burdette will be carried on by his wife, Sharlene S. Stewart of Lordstown; daughters, Pamela Stewart of Warren, OH and Robin (Jeff) Vannatta of Piketon, OH; son, Eric (Emily) Stewart of Columbus; sister, Myrna (Walter) Jones of McConnelsville, Ohio; and his grandchildren, Erin (Michael), Paul, and Logan; and great-grandson, Brooks.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, at James Funeral Home in Newton Falls.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 30,
Burdette will be laid to rest at Lordstown Cemetery. (Trumbull County)