Billy Joe Stewart, Jr.


Passed: Saturday, April 9, 2016
Funeral: Monday, April 11, 2016

Age: 70
Location: Greer, SC

Billy Joe Stewart, Jr., 70, died April 9, 2016 at Greenville Memorial.

A native of Greenville County, he was a son of the late Billy Joe Stewart, Sr. and Pauline Hammond Cooley, a US National Guard veteran, and a member of Fairview Baptist Church, where he was a past chairman of the Board of Deacons.

He was a former member and President of the Greer Hospital Community Board; a member of the Greer Lion's Club; was a member and former President of the Greer Touchdown Club and the Greer High School Booster Club; a graduate of Greer High School, where he was a Star Athlete in three sports; and member of the Greer High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

He was a former Vice President of Duke Power Merchandising and an employee of Universal Purchasing.


Surviving are his wife, Ann Hannon Stewart of the home; one daughter, Jodi S. Schaffer of Greer; two brothers, James Donald "Duck" Stewart of Myrtle Beach and John Ray "Gundy" Stewart of Greer; one sister, Melissa Gillespie of Easley; and two grandchildren, Taylor and Megan Schaffer.

Funeral Services:

Funeral services will be held 3:30 p.m. Monday at Fairview Baptist Church, conducted by Dr. Eddie Leopard and Dr. Wilson Nelson.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Honorary Escort will be the Deacons of Fairview Baptist Church.

Visitation will be held 2:00 p.m. until 3:15 p.m. Monday at the church prior to the service.

The family is at the home of the daughter.

Memorials may be made to the Foundation for the Future at Fairview Baptist Church, 1300 Locust Hill Road, Greer, SC 29651.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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