Zionsville Times Sentinel

Obituaries

June 28, 2012

Raymond Dale Stewart of West Lafayette

Raymond Dale Stewart, 68, of West Lafayette, passed away at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette on Sunday, June 17, 2012.

He touched all who knew him with profound respect and honor.

He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Xiuzeng Ma.

Ray was born in Indianapolis, on Jan. 17, 1944 to Clyde H. Stewart and Letha Willoughby Stewart, both deceased. Ray was brother to Ruth Stewart Cunningham, who preceded him in death in 1994.

He married Xiuzeng Ma on June 16, 1995.

Ray graduated from High School in 1962. He attended Indiana University in Bloomington, and U.S.U. in Logan Utah.

He enlisted in the Navy Reserves in 1967, served aboard the USS Bennington as a Radar Operator during the Vietnam war. Ray was aboard and assisted when the Bennington recovered the Apollo 4 space capsule, near Midway Island in 1967. Ray received an honorable discharge in 1970.

He also served in the Indianapolis Civil Defense from 1958-63 and was a certified rescue instructor responding to the tragic Oct. 31, 1963, explosion at the Indiana State Fair Coliseum.

Ray was a firefighter in Logan, Utah. After retiring from the fire department, he returned to Indiana and worked for Syncor in Indianapolis, and West Lafayette, and Arnett Clinic in Lafayette, retiring in 2009.

Ray was a devout Mormon and beloved member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Second Ward, West Lafayette.

Survivors include: Sister-in-law Aiqun Ma, nephew James R. (Joyce) Cunningham III, nieces Diana L. Robinson and Rebecca C. (Charles) Hull, grandniece Jennifer Cunningham, grandnephews Sean Robinson, James Cunningham IV, Adam Robinson and Ian Hull, and great-grandnieces Brianna Hamblin and Aria Robinson.

A funeral service was at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3224 Jasper St. West Lafayette. Burial was at Washington Park East.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3224 Jasper St. West Lafayette, IN 47906.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Laura Smith obit pic Laura J. Smith Laura Jane (Simpson) Smith, 93, of Zionsville, passed away at 7:45 a.m. Monday, July 28, 2014, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lewis L. Davis

    Lewis Lee Davis, 77, of Zionsville, died at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

    July 24, 2014

  • Donovan Oden Donovan C. Oden, 51, of Whitestown, passed away July 18, 2014.

    July 21, 2014

  • Robert C. Waite Robert C. Waite, 56, of Zionsville, went to be with the Lord on July 9, 2014.

    July 16, 2014

  • Judy Hill Nelson Judy Hill Nelson, 75, of Indianapolis, passed peacefully into heaven at 9 p.m. July 4, 2014, just as the fireworks she loved to watch from a distance were starting to go off.

    July 16, 2014

  • Gribble pic Alan Gribble

    Alan Paul Gribble passed peacefully at St. Vincent’s Hospice on July 5, 2014, after a long struggle with leukemia.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Steven Smith pic Steven Smith Steven P. Smith, 48, of Indianapolis, died June 29, 2014.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • George Lintner George Walter Lintner Jr., 77, Zionsville, passed away July 5, 2014.

    July 9, 2014

  • Joseph Jones II Joseph E. Jones II, 65, of Zionsville, passed away on Monday, June 30, in his home.

    July 7, 2014

  • CTY ZT062514 Alonso obit pic Joe T. Alonso Joe T. Alonso, (born Jose Antonio), 87, Zionsville, passed away on June 17, 2014, at the Hearth at Tudor Gardens.

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo

Order Times Sentinel photos


Photos from July 2014

Facebook
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide