Phillip J. Stewart, Jr., born on July 22, 1978, passed away suddenly, on August 9, 2013. Phillip is preceded in death by his grandparents, Dominic and Florence Careri, Marion Stewart, and Charles Stalter. Phillip is survived by his loving parents, Mary and Robert Stalter, and Phill Stewart Sr.. He is also survived by his grandmother, Phyllis Stalter, brothers Michael and Gerald Stewart, and Joshua Stalter, and sisters Jasmine Stewart and Rachael Stalter, as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many loving friends. Phillip served in the United States Marine Corps for a brief period of time after achieving his GED certificate. He lived in Palm Harbor for the majority of his life and had recently relocated to Georgia to be with his parents, Mary and Robert. Phillip was a kind-hearted spirited young man who touched the lives of everyone he met with his infectious sense of humor, laughter, joy and love for life, and his eagerness and desire to help those he met along his short journey in life, especially his mom and dad Bob. Phillip enjoyed golfing, roller blading, camping, boating, which he enjoyed doing most of his life with his mom and dad Bob, as well as Rachael and Joshua. Phillip came to know and love the Lord and accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior, and this knowledge is of great comfort to his devastated family. Phillip also deeply loved his family; he was extremely devoted to his mother; he loved his three dogs, Bella, Mallory (who passed away recently) and Tank. Phillip is home with the Lord now; he will no longer suffer the struggles we all endure here on earth and will continue to take care of his loved ones from a greater place. We will miss him the rest of our days here, but are comforted in the knowledge that we will meet him and embrace him again. A celebration of Phillip’s life will be held at Berea Baptist Church, 370 Alternate 19 South, Palm Harbor, Florida, on Saturday August 24, 2013, with family visitation at 10:00 am and service to follow at 11:00 am with his favorite Pastor Billy Gotcher. His family invites all of those who loved him to come together for this event.
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Mary & Bob, Its so hard to believe, Phillip was in the prime of his life. Words cant express how sorry we are. Please know we love you and will pray for you all. May God bless you and keep Phillip at his side to watch over you all. With Love, Your borther and sister-in-law Mike and Kim
My dearest nephew Phil,
I am so-o-o glad and feel so-o-o blessed to have spent time with you at our recent family reunion. Your sincere, loving bear hugs will forever be with me. I don’t understand why, but I have to accept that Our dear Lord wanted one of His angels home with Him. Know that you are missed and have blessed MANY people. I love you, Phil. Enjoy those heavenly clouds. Aunt Trish
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Mary and Bob. Phil you were more than a friend to us, we were family . Your smile was infectious and lit up the room, your personality was so out going everybody loved you, your sense of humor was so up lifting you always left a lasting impression. But we will be together again and having you as part of our family was an honor and we love you and will always have a candle lit for you.
Mike and Donna
Our deepest condolences and our hearts are heavy for your loss.
If there is anything we can do, please let us know.
Phyllis and Al
Mary & Rob I don’t know what to say other than we are so sorry for your loss. You raised an extraordinary young man who was such a joy to be around. It is so hard to believe that he is no longer with us. If there is anything we can do to help you please let us know. Phill you take care of Grandpa until we can all be together again. Miss and Love you.
Mary & Bob,
I’m so sorry for your loss. Phillip’s life was far too short. God promises us that one day soon “death will be no more”. Isaiah 25:8. It’s also comforting to know that our dead loved ones are simply resting and will wake up again, since Jesus compared death to sleep. John 11:11-14; Eccl. 9:5. May the peace that comes from the his loving memories comfort you now and in the days to come.
Dear Mary and family,I just heard about your son passing. I am sooo sorry!!! My prayer’s will be with you and He is with the Lord now. I pray that the Good Lord continues to be with you all in the sad time. My condolences,Sheryl
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