John L Stewart was born on December 2, 1955 to the late Samuel Stewart and the late Cassie Jackson Stewart in Lumberton, North Carolina. On Sunday, December 19, 2021, God called John from labor to rest. He was preceded in death by his sisters: Betty Stewart and Mary Stewart.
John attended the Robeson County School System. He joined the Job Corp where he earned his diploma. After Job Corp, he relocated to Raleigh, NC. He grew up attending Bethany Presbyterian Church and later attended Wake Chapel Church in Raleigh, NC.
John was employed at Winne Dixie Warehouse in Raleigh, NC for numerous years. His love for working on automobiles, lead him to become an entrepreneur of Afford A Brake in Raleigh, NC. He served customers in the Raleigh and surrounding areas for over 20 years. Following health issues Afford A Brake ceased operates and later retired. He also had a great love for music. He would sing his favorite songs.
John leaves to cherish his memories, one daughter, April Stewart of Raleigh, NC; one granddaughter, Arianna Judd of Raleigh, NC; two brothers, Samuel (Sly) Stewart and Sylvester Collins; two sisters, Helen Stewart and Annie Stewart; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.
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