Funeral services for James Duncan Stewart, 66, of Castor, LA will be held Friday, December 21, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in Galilee Baptist Church 595 Central School Road Dubberly, LA with Rev. James Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery, Castor, LA. Visitation will be Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Rockett Funeral Home, Ringgold, LA.
Jimmy was born September 24, 1952 in Haynesville, LA and passed away December 17,2018 in Castor, LA. He was a true southern gentleman with a heart of gold. His passion was reading and watching old western movies and FOX News. For the last ten years he has carried on his step-father’s legacy of building churches around this area. His funeral is being held in one of those church buildings that he was extremely proud to have built. Maddie Belle and Brady were his pride and joy and made his heart smile.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Joe Koonce and husband, Tom; father, Jarvis Stewart; nephew, Trey Bedingfield; and brother-in-law, Jimmy Bedingfield.
Left to cherish his memory include his wife, Felicia Daniel Stewart of Castor, LA; son, Joshua LeGrande of Castor, LA; daughters, Rachael Wallace of San Deigo, CA and Hannah LeGrande of Castor, LA; brother, Tommy Stewart and wife, Ginger of Natchitoches, LA; sisters, Liz Fedele and husband, Doug of Bossier City, LA and Jodi Stewart and husband, Mark of Flower Mound, TX; twin granddaughters, Peyton Wallace and Torrey Wallace, and Maddie Belle LeGrande, and Brady Caroline LeGrande; very special nephew, Barrett Bedingfield; nephews and nieces, Drew Stewart and wife, Miranda, Meagan Stewart, Brad Stewart and wife, Casey, Jay Stewart and wife, Shawnie, and Sherri Woods; great nieces and nephews, Piper Stewart, Macy Bedingfield, Caroline Stewart, Jackson Stewart, Bess Stewart, Courtney Stewart and a number of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Joshua LeGrande, Barrett Bedingfield, Jeff Ensley, Melvin Baker, Luis Wilson, Lance Harper, Matt McCoy, and Cain Byrd. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Harper, Charles Lawson, Robert Freeman, Tommy Hathorn, Dale Hale, Ronnie Farrar, Tommy Holbrook, and Joe Guin.
“Never shirked a task, cheerful in all weather”