Mr. Gene Kelly “Worm” Stewart, 68, formerly of Wallburg, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at First Health Hospice of the Carolinas in West End, NC after an extended illness. He was born in Forsyth County on July 19, 1951 to the late Luther and Pauline Jordan Stewart. Gene served in the United States Army, a Vietnam Vet, and worked as an expert welder for various companies, including his own. He will be remembered as a great motor cross racer and enthusiast. Gene had a love for Nascar and the beach.
Surviving are his children, Michael ‘Mikey’ Stewart and wife Misty of Biscoe, Shannon Stewart of Oak Island, and Lindsey Stewart of Archdale; sister, Von Beck of Winston-Salem; brother, Gary Stewart of Columbus Ms.; grandchildren, Devin Stewart, Kali Lukas, Allyia Stewart, John Lukas, and Makayla Stewart; former wife and best friend, Rennie Stewart.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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