Clayton Reveler Stewart
Clayton Reveler Stewart passed away peacefully on March 5, 2004 at the Renfrew Victoria Hospital. He was 88.
He was the beloved husband of 61 years of Eunice (nee MacPherson) and a loving father to David John (Catherine), grandfather of Christopher (Leanne) and great-grandfather of Dominique.
He grew up in Dundas County near Winchester, the son of the late Walter and Annie (nee Reveler) Stewart. He was the dear brother of Dorothy (late Dobie) Byers, Hudson (Joanne) Stewart, Bessie Clark, and Hughetta (late Victor) Thoms. He is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sister Mildred (late Bill) Woolley and his brother Robert (Mary) Stewart.
He attended high school in Ormond and Morewood. He graduated from Ottawa Normal School and began his teaching career in 1939 in Renfrew County. He served in the war in 1943 and upon his return continued studies, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen’s University in Kingston. He taught at Eganville District High School and Opeongo High until he retired in 1973.
He was active with the Eganville Cadet Corps 2597 and the speech festival. Throughout his life he served in several positions with the Melville United Church in Eganville.
After retiring from the teaching profession, he pursued his many interests in the great outdoors. These included ice fishing, gardening, working in the bush and his famous maple syrup production.
A memorial service was held in Melville United Church in Eganville on March 12.