DOUGLAS STEWART, age 71 of Sidney, Ohio, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 12:28 PM, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 21, 1948 in Sidney, Ohio, the son of the late Cletus and Martha (Baker) Stewart. On February 12, 1972 he married Linda (Hefflinger) who preceded him in death February 4, 2008.
Doug is survived by a daughter, Jana (Brad) Barhorst of Anna, a son Alan Stewart of Sidney, fiancée, Jane Doehler, grandchildren, Lindsey and Ally Barhorst, Parker and Lindan Stewart, and a brother Jerry (Jane) Stewart of Sidney.
Mr. Stewart was a 1967 graduate of Sidney High School and a 1971 graduate of Huntington College, Indiana. He was employed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples Federal Savings and Loan Association, retiring on December 30, 2016 after 45 1/2 years of service.
Doug was involved in many organizations and proud to serve on many boards: Rotary Club of Sidney; Community Foundation; AAA Board; Sidney-Shelby County United Way Board; Wilson Memorial Hospital Foundation Board; Piqua Country Club Board; Epicurean Society of Sidney; Corvette Club; Chairman of Sidney Memorial Stadium Committee; and many more. He was a member of Sidney First United Methodist Church; Drum major for the All Boy Band and Sidney High School alumni drum major. He was inducted into the Hall of Honor by Sidney City Schools in 2008. He loved giving back to his community and was proud to live in Shelby County. He loved to travel; golf; bowl; and entertain. He never wanted to miss a party.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 10:30 AM at Sidney First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Poplar St, with Rev Eileen Hix officiating. There will be a Celebration of Life Luncheon immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall. Interment will be at Graceland Cemetery in Sidney at a later date.
The family respectfully requests, that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Rotary Club of Sidney; Sidney First United Methodist Church; and Ohio Hospice of Miami County. Condolences may be expressed to the Stewart family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com
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