Funeral services for Barry Lee Stewart, 67, of Borden, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at Borden Christian Church. He Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at his home.
He was the only child of Everett Lee and Norma Lucille Nicholson Stewart. He graduated from Borden High School in 1963. He served in the Air Force Reserves from 1965-1969 and was activated for duty in Vietnam from 1968-1969. Upon returning home from his service, he worked for the State Highway Dept. and eventually became a Land Surveyor. He worked for many years at the T.J. Boofter and Associates before retiring in 1995. In 1987, he married Elsie Irene Voyles Jordan. He attended the Borden Baptist Church and belonged to the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors. He was an avid outdoors man and loved to hunt and fish. He had a passion for training and racing horses. He always liked to tell stories and always loved a good joke. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, an amazing dad, a very loving grampy, and a wonderful friend to many.
Survivors include a stepson, Stephen K. Jordan; daughter-in-law, Jeanine Sizemore Jordan; and two granddaughters, Hannah Genevieve Jordan and Megan Arlene Jordan, as well as many friends and family that will miss him very much.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Borden, and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.
The family request any memorial gifts to be made in his name to Hosparus of Southern Indiana or the Wounded Warrior Fund.