Mr. Leslie Thomas Stewart, age 92, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 at the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green, KY.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 2nd, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Franklin, KY with burial to follow in Restlawn Memory Gardens in Simpson County, KY. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 1st, 2021 from 1:00 to 7:00 PM and on Monday from 6:00 AM until funeral service time. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy are to be made to the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky, 2872 Scottsville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home.
Leslie was born on June 24, 1929 in Franklin, KY to the late William Edgar Stewart and the late Anne Hendricks Stewart. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Annie Marie Stewart and a granddaughter, Stephanie Rachel Rose Hayes.
He is survived by his 3 children, Mary Brown of Franklin, KY, George William ‘Buddy” Stewart of Franklin, KY and Jimmy Stewart (Sandra) of Taylorsville, KY; 5 grandchildren, Nikki Stewart, Amanda Stewart, CaSandra Zabenco, Chiffon Hayes, Brittany Hayes; 7 great-grandchildren, Kevin Myles, Harmoniee Hall, Haylee Hall, Elleigh Zabenco, Landen Zabenco, Aaliyah Stewart, Addison Stewart; 1 brother, Lawerence Stewart of San Antonio, TX; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Leslie was a veteran in the US Army and served in the Korean War. Leslie was a member of the VFW Post#5706 and the American Legion Post #62. He worked at the Lenk/Drackett Company and Bristol Meyer. Leslie enjoyed fishing, woodworking, listening to country music and watching western movies.
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