STEPHENVILLE â€“ Larry Dale Steward, 69, passed away Friday, Aug.1, 2014. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Lacy Funeral Home.
Larry was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 2, 1945. He married Frances (Faye) Samorez on May 14, 1974, in Des Moines, Iowa. He was an Air Force veteran and retired from the Federal Bureau of Prisons after 22 years. Larry served as a volunteer with the American Red Cross for several years. He moved to Stephenville, Texas, in Aug. of 2013.
Survivors who greatly loved and will miss him include his wife, Mrs. Frances (Faye) Steward of Stephenville, Texas; mother, Ida Lockridge of Des Moines, Iowa; daughters, Denys Coates and husband Matt, of Stephenville, Texas, and Deann Newkirk and husband Greg, of League City, Texas; grandchildren, Lane Coates, Chloe Coates and Conner Coates, all of Stephenville, Texas, and Jace Newkirk and Reed Newkirk of League City, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made in his honor to The American Red Cross, P.O. Box 4002018, Des Moines, IA, 50340-2018.