March 7, 2017
Bishop John Douglas Stewart, Sr. age 73 entered into rest on Tuesday, February 22, 2017 in Buffalo General Hospital after a long illness. Born November 5, 1943 in Clarkville, TN. The second son of the late John William and Juanita ( nee Bertram) Stewart. John graduated from Collinwood High School in Cleveland, Ohio. Following graduation, he attended Light House Ministry and bacane pastor of Holyness Church of Deliverence in Cleveland. In 1973 John moved to Niagara Falls, New York and started working for Union Carbide. After two years he started his career with DuPont, retiring in 2004 Following retirement, Bishop John started Good Shepard Temple, 820 Hyde Park Blvd, Niagara Falls.
John is survived by his children James, John Daryl, Tina wisdom, John D. (Shannon) Jr., Johnathan W., Evelyn Valerie. Rachaeal Stewart-Johnson, Jacob Abraham, Shane, Ericka (Garey) Clarke, James Griffin. Herbert Griffin, Phillip Griffin, Melissa Stewart, and the late Demario Stewart; adopted children Taylia Stewart and John Paul Johnson; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his is predeceased by his only brother Leroy Stewart.
Interment will be Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 3:00pm in Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood, TN. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Bishop John Douglas Stewart, Sr.