Mr. Stuart was born May 15, 1927, in Clegg to Gordon D. and Edna (Bryan) Stuart. He married Fern LaRuth Henderson in Houston on Aug. 28, 1953, and was a retired gauger for contracted oil companies.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gordon D. and Edna Stuart; his wife, Fern Stuart; and a son, Michael Stuart.
Survivors include a son, Richard B. Stuart of Bryan; a daughter-in-law, Priscilla Stuart of Beeville; a grandson, Gordon M. Stuart; a sister, Peggy Jean Larde of Refugio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held Monday, July 8, at 2 p.m. at the George West Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home