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Dewey Baxter Stewart

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WAKE FOREST — Dewey Baxter Stewart, 69, of Wake Forest, passed away at WakeMed on Thursday, April 25.

Dewey was born in South Boston, Virginia to the late David Carl Stewart and Marie Williams Epps Stewart. If you ever met Dewey, you would never forget him. He never met a stranger and there was nothing he would not do to help someone. Dewey will truly be missed by his family and his many friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 at Falls Baptist Church. Friends visited with the family one hour prior to the service from noon to 1 p.m. at the church.

Mr. Stewart is survived by his son, Jason Stewart and wife Stacie of Louisburg; grandchildren, Skylar Chandler and partner Noah Cosme of Franklinton, Katelyne Stewart of St. Louis, Missouri and Taylor Lee Stewart of Louisburg; siblings, Priscilla Hamilton of Clover, S.C. and Hannah Liles of Rolesville; special nephews, Joey Groves of Wake Forest; many more nieces, nephews and cousins; his beloved Keith’s Store family.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Janie Faye Tharrington Stewart; daughter, Mary Crumpler “Prissy” Baldwin and brother, Malcolm Stewart.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Falls Community Cemetery, 9705 Fonville Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

A service of Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home in Wake Forest. 919-556-7400.