Thomas Richard Stewart, III, 72, of Smock, passed away with his loving family by his side on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born October 23, 1948 in Perryopolis, PA he was the son of the late Thomas R. Stewart II and Ella Rebovich Stewart who survives. A resident of Smock for over 50 years, Mr. Stewart was a member of the Normalville Rod & Gun Club, Fairbanks Rod & Run Club, Safari Club International, Pennsylvania Farmers Association and National Gamebreeders Association. He graduated from Frazier High School Class of 1966. He had a passion for his lifelong career in the weed control industry. He also owned and operated TNT Shooting Grounds est. in 1980 as a hobby to allow children the ability to hunt with their parents for pheasants that were hard to find. The ‘hobby’ turned into his current business. His love for hunting, especially with family and friends was his greater pleasure. He had a heart of gold and helped people anytime they were in need.
He is survived by his children Thomas R. Stewart IV & girlfriend Vicky, her children Christian and Leah, Jeb Stewart & girlfriend Jennifer, Melissa & Gerald Drennon, Becki Golden, brother & sister-in-law Richard & Ruth Stewart, niece Randi, 14 grandchildren Brittany, TJ, Brenden, Krista, Taelor, Brooklyn, Jordyn, Jayvin, Dylan, Colton, JJ, Riley, Gage, Harlee, three great grandchildren Grace, Sage and Julia; former wife Santa Maria and a world of friends and employees. He was devoted to his dog Ruby who recently passed away.
Private family visitation funeral services were held at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC with the Pastor Harry Strauser officiating. Interment took place in Oak Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made in memory of Thomas Richard Stewart, III to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Condolences accepted at the funeral home’s website, www.parzynskifuneralhome.com
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