He dedicated his life to helping others and sharing his musical talent. He was an extremely giving person, almost to a fault.
Survivors include his wife Judith of the home; two daughters, Lisa M. Stuart, Kent, Wash., and Mica Brown, Yakima, Wash.; a brother, Gene Stuart and wife Sherrie, Georgetown, Texas; two granddaughters, Jannelle Heuslein and Estella Heuslein; a nephew, David Stuart, Fort Scott; a niece, Susan Schenk; and a cousin, Sondra Carlson and husband Ralph, Fort Scott. He was preceded in death by a son, Charles Stuart; and a daughter, Colleen Stuart; as well as his parents.
There was cremation. Private family burial will take place at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.