Mr. Stewart was born in Stanley County on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 1923, to the late Marion Barton Stewart and Mary Evelyn Johnson.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a Professor of Visual Communications. Bart was a member of Mount Jefferson Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Robinson.
Mr. Stewart is survived by his wife, Patsy Bard Stewart; a son, Jamie Stewart, of Statesville; two sisters, Betty Lucinda Bell of Seattle Wash., and Rosa Bell Taylor of Huntingtown, Md.; a granddaughter, McKenna Stewart; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 2, 2012, at Mt. Jefferson Presbyterian Church with Rev. Thom Burleson officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Ashe County Humane Society, 1175 Old Hwy. 16, Jefferson, NC 28640 or Ashe Animal Control, 767 Fred Pugh Road, Crumpler, NC 28617.
You may give the family your condolences at our website www.boonefuneralhome.com.
Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.