Ron Stewart, age 59 of Rippey, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, IA. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home in Perry. Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. with family present from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a Vigil service held at 6:30 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home in Perry. Burial will be in the Rippey Cemetery at Rippey, IA. Memorials will be given to family and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home.
Ronald "Ron" David Stewart was born on December 22, 1957 at Greenfield, IA. He was adopted into the family of Dale Francis and Doris Mae (McComb) Stewart. He attended the East Greene High School where he participated in baseball and basketball. Ron was united in marriage to Joelee Ann Martin at St. Patrick's Catholic Church on November 28, 1981. His entire life was in the Rippey area, where he farmed.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching NASCAR and playing fast and slow pitch softball. Ron loved spending time with his family and in recent years Ron has enjoyed traveling especially "cousin’s" trips.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dale Stewart, brother, James Stewart, grandparents, Andy and Mae McComb and Clarence and Lagora Stewart, nephew, Joshua Norris, father in law, John Koob and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Survived by wife Joelee Stewart of Rippey, son Andy (Erin) Stewart of Rippey, daughter Angela (Jason) Bru of Bouton, grandchildren Aubree Stewart and Archer Bru. Mother Doris Stewart of Boone, sister Janet (Dan) Norris of Stanhope. Mother in law Lee Martin-Koob of Perry, brothers in law Dave (Lisa) Martin of Idaho City, ID and John (Georgia) Martin of Boise, ID. Niece Jessaca Martin-Smith. Nephews Jeremy Norris, David Martin Jr., Tyler Martin, Jim Meyer and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
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