October 15, 1934 - May 6, 2021
Robert (Bob) Bruce Stuart passed away on Thursday, May 6th, 2021 at the age of 86. Bob was born in Beckley, West VA on October 15th, 1934 to Louise Davis Stuart and Alexander Gordon Stuart. In addition to his late parents, Bob was preceded in death by his brother, Alexander Gordon Stuart; and two sisters, Mary Louise Stuart and Patricia (Trish) Franck. Bob attended Bristol High School in Bristol, VA where he played on the football team. After graduating from Bristol High School, Bob attended North Carolina State University where he earned a degree in Textiles. Upon graduating from N.C. State University, Bob served in the Marine Corps for four years as a second lieutenant and was a graduate from Officers training at Quantico, VA. After serving in the Marine Corps, Bob worked for a local Insurance agency in Bristol, VA. Before starting a successful sales career with Hanes Hosiery. His employment with Hanes took him to New York City, San Francisco, Chicago and finally Atlanta where he retired. After several years of retirement from Hanes Hosiery, Bob moved back to Bristol, VA. Bob was fond of his many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He enjoyed taking them on trips over the years. Bob loved life. He was forever fond of his High School and Marines buddies. He had a willingness to help anyone in need. His selflessness, “don’t give up attitude” and “hard charging approach” will be remembered by all that knew him. The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Pete and Martha Litton and Brenda Parsons who were always there to help Bob especially in the last few years of his life. After a private ceremony, Bob will be laid to rest at Mountain View Cemetery in Bristol, VA. A celebration of life will be held later this summer at Central Presbyterian Church in Bristol, VA for all of it's members that have passed away this past year. His courage and strength will forever be a role model for all of us that loved him. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Central Presbyterian Church, 301 Euclid Ave. Bristol, VA. Condolences for the family may be sent and viewed by visiting www.BlevinsCares.com. Mr. Stuart and his family are in the care of Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services, 417 Lee St., Bristol, VA 24201; ph.#: (276) 669-6141.
Robert (Bob) Bruce Stuart passed away on Thursday, May 6th, 2021 at the age of 86. Bob was born in Beckley, West VA on October 15th, 1934 to Louise Davis Stuart and Alexander Gordon Stuart. In addition to his late parents, Bob was preceded... View Obituary & Service Information
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