Thomas Alton Stewart, age 99, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at his home.
He was born September 27, 1921 in McRae, GA to the late Oliver and Cynthia Stewart. While most of his years growing up were in Blue Ridge, GA, most of his adult life he lived in Atlanta and surrounding areas.
Alton graduated from Blue Ridge High and attended North Georgia College. He was in management with Colonial Stores and Big Star Foods.
Alton served in the United States Army during World War II, as a Sargent, primarily in the South Pacific Theatre. He participated in the Solomon Islands campaign and the Battle of Luzon. He received the two Bronze Stars while serving.
Survivors are his wife, Mary Claire; Kirk Stewart, his son, and his son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Sheryl Stewart; two grandsons, Jason and his wife, Stacy, and Mark and his wife, Jacqueline and seven great grandchildren, Kennedy, Madison, Taylor, Camilla, Mia, Levi and Natalie.
Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 7, at 2:00 p.m. at Arlington Memorial Park.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory, 210 Ingram Avenue, Cumming, Georgia 30040 is in charge of arrangements.
"My Dear mrs Stewart and Family. I have just found out about Mr. Stewart. I am so very sorry about his passing. This is Mama Fran or Granny as Mr Stewart called me. I had the privilege of taking of both of you both at Hampton inn in cumming.ga Several years ago. I ran the kitchen and prepared Breakfast for them every morning. I would bring things from home for you. Such a sweet an wonderful couple. I send them a few cards and so did they. I am heart broken. May God comfort all of you at this time. Please give your Mom a hug for me. All of my Love. Mama Fran. "