Danny Osborne Stewart, 69, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021, at Forsyth Medical Center.
Danny was born on June 5, 1952, in Iredell County to the late JC and Ruby Hoover Stewart. Danny was named after his uncle, Osborne Hoover, who lost his life during WW II. He graduated from South Iredell in 1970 and went on to earn his North Carolina electrical, mechanical, plumbing and building licenses. He proudly served in the National Guard as a medic for seven years and was honorably discharged with the rank of Staff Sargent. He later retired from Iredell County as a Code Enforcement Officer after seventeen years.
Danny is survived by his wife, Belinda Moore Stewart; daughter, his pride and joy, Alaina Stewart Dillard and husband Ryan Dillard; beloved grandchildren, Jay Dillard and Mia Dillard; sister-in-law, Carolyn Moore Styers (John); nephew, Jeff Styers (Cheryl); niece, Susie Styers Dodson (Joe); great nephews, Devin Smith and Riley Styers; great niece, Carlie Styers; and Aunt Polly (Pauline Hoover Mills).
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, September 10, at Troutman Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 11, at Iredell Memorial Gardens with full military honors.
Memorials can be made to Habitat for Humanity International, 322 West Lamar Street, Americus, GA 31709-3543 or Front Street Baptist Church, 1403 West Front Street, Statesville, NC 28677.
Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.