Stuart, Marvin Eugene

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stuart_marvin_eugeneMarvin Eugene (Gene) Stuart of Pulaski, Va. Born in Pulaski, Va., August 14, 1943 to Samuel Marvin Stuart and Dorothy Worrell Stuart. Gene graduated from Pulaski High School, Class of 1961. Upon graduating from high school, he joined and proudly served in the United States Air Force, being honorably discharged in 1967.

Gene joined Burton Insurance Agency, Inc., / Old Dominion Insurance Agency, serving as President of both agencies. Served as President of Highland Association of Independent Insurance agents, Board of Directors IIAV of Virginia. Served as President of Teeco, Inc., Division of Tucker Administrator, Charlotte, N.C., as an Underwriter for Lloyd’s of London. Proudly served as Exalted Ruler of Pulaski Elks Lodge #1067 and later served as District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler for lodges in Virginia Southwest District. Member of Dublin Presbyterian Church. Member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, Tennessee Alpha Chapter.

Community service includes, Chairman of Pulaski County Blood Program; Pulaski Jaycee’s, Director of Soap Box Derby; Chairman, Bank of Speedwell Advisory Board and Economic Development Authority for the Town of Pulaski. President of Pulaski, VA Kiwanis Club and Director Chamber of Commerce Board.

Gene is survived by his beautiful and faithful wife, Jewell Anne Catron Stuart; daughters, Susie Stuart Phillips (Cecil), Mary Marguerite Stuart, Megan Anne Stuart; granddaughters, Madison Shaffer Phillips and Kennedy Grace Phillips.

“I have had a wonderful life and dearly love my family and friends. Life has been great!” Submitted with love, Gene Stuart

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Stevens Funeral Home (815 Randolph Ave, Pulaski, Va. 24301). The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2016 held at Stevens Funeral Home. Immediately following the service, the interment will be held at Oakwood Cemetery in Pulaski. Following the interment, a celebration of Gene’s life will be held at Thorn Spring Golf Club.

Donations in honor of Gene can be made to: Dublin Presbyterian Church, 409 Church Street, Dublin, Va. 24084. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.