Stewart Edward Cleveland, 96, of Hendersonville, passed away, Saturday, August 1, 2015.
He was a native of Pennsylvania and a son of the late Otis and Helena Cleveland.
He served in the U.S. Army as a Major during WWII. He was a resident of Henderson County for 36 years.
Stewart was an active member of Upward Christian Fellowship Church. He also participated in the weekly prayer groups of CBMC at Mills River, and at First Baptist Church on Saturdays.
He is survived by his wife, Esther B. Cleveland; daughters, Marilyn B. Sorrell of Clearwater, FL and Darlene Walker; son, Wayne R. Cleveland of Clearwater, FL; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Rev. David B. Cleveland of Union City, OH.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00am, Thursday, August 6, 2015 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Pastor Anthony Craver officiating. Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, Hedrick-Rhodes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5206, and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14 will render military honors.