William (Bill) Clarence Stewart was born in June 24, 1909 and died ninety years later on June 25, 1999. On December 19, 1931, he married Leoma (Lee) Johnson. Born on September 13, 1915, she was a daughter of Jeff Elbert and Nancy Bell Brown Johnson. They operated Stewart’s Grocery in Shelby, Ohio for many years.
Fred, Jim, Lottie, Morgan and Bill Stewart
►Phyllis Ray Stewart was born on May 7, 1933 in Clearfield, Kentucky, died on November 18, 1972 in Celine, Ohio. She married Kar1 Leo Schlotterer on June 7, 1950 in Shelby, Ohio. They had two children. They are:
∙William Lee Schlotterer was born on March 6, 1955. He is medical
William Lee Schlotterer
doctor. William married Debra Kay Hohman on August 23, 1986. They have two children:
∙ Carly Winston Schlotterer born on October 14, 1988.
∙ Benjamin Asher Schlotterer born on May 20, 1990.
∙Phillip Karl Schlotterer was born on November 24, l958. Phillip is a teacher. He married Diane Burger on June 4, 1977 and were divorec on August 23, 1983. They had one child. She is:
∙Jamie Lynn Schlotterer was born on May 4, 1977. On June 22, 1996, Jaime gave birth to a daughter, Savannah Rae Schlotterer. On September 23, 1998, she gave birth to another daughter, Savannah Audrey Huey.
On July 10, 1993, Phillip married Cindy Klosterman. They have two children:
∙ Olivia Lee Schlotterer born on May 26, 1995.
∙ Alex Phillip Schlotterer born on March 25, 1997.
►Donald (Don) Lee Stewart was born on February 2, 1936 in Clearfield,
Back row: Jim, Bill, Donald and Mary Stewart Front row: Bernetta, Lee, Ethel and Yukki Stewart
Kentucky. He married Nancy Lou Jones in Shelby, Ohio. They had two children. They are:
∙William Creed Stewart was born on January 22, 1959 in Shelby, Ohio. He married Sherri Anne Berdanier. They had two children. They are:
∙David Abraham Stewart was born on [Month, Day], 1982).
∙James Andrew Stewart was born on [Month, Day], 1984).
∙Shari Yvette Stewart was born on February 2, 1962 in Shelby, Ohio. She married Paul Afrey in Shelby, Ohio.
Bill Stewart with his nephew, Louie Stewart, in 1997.
Donald divorced Nancy Stewart and married Mary M. Stamper on July 19, 1978. He died on January 4, 2008. Link to his obituary.
►Patricia (Patty) Carolyn Stewart was born on April 2, 1942 in Shelby, Ohio. She married Commodore Perry Sexton. They had three daughters. They are:
∙Kelley Rene Sexton was born on January 6, 1962 in Shelby, Ohio. She married Bruce Adams. They have [Number] children. They are:
∙Kimberly Rene Sexton was born on September 25, 1964 in Shelby, Ohio. She married Vincent Raska. They have [Number] children. They are:
∙Kacey Rene Sexton was born on March 3, 1967 in Shelby, Ohio. She married Lee Scott. They have [Number] children. They are:
Patty divorced Commodore Perry Sexton and married William Oliver on 16, 1978 in Fremont, Missouri. She died on October 11, 2006. Link to her obituary.
Commencement Speech by Bill Schlotterer
OU-COM's graduating Class of 2002 told to face the future with commitment and courage
ATHENS, Ohio -- "I want you to remember," said commencement speaker William Schlotterer, D.O. ('80), to the College of Osteopathic Medicine's graduating Class of 2002, "that the future does not belong to those who are content with today, to those who are apathetic towards common problems and their fellow man alike or to those timid and fearful in the face of new ideas and old problems."
Schlotterer delivered the address at OU-COM's 23rd graduation exercises June 1, during which the 94 members of the Class of 2002 became doctors of osteopathic medicine. The ceremony took place in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on Ohio University's Athens campus.
Commencement speaker Schlotterer was a member of the college's first graduating class of 21 in 1980. Soon after establishing a family practice in Ohio, Schlotterer found himself, as other physicians nationwide during the mid 1980s, facing the growing AIDS crisis. He became an early and strong advocate of compassionate, enlightened and comprehensive treatment for AIDS patients. In June 1990, Schlotterer appeared on "ABC News with Peter Jennings" to discuss AIDS.
Facing the future with boldness and conviction, especially in the shadow of the national tragedy of Sept. 11, said Schlotterer, was for those ready to fill the future with "passion, reason and courage and a personal commitment to the ideas and great enterprises of American society." "Let the word go forth," he said, "from this time and this place to friend and foe alike, that the torch is being passed to a new generation of Americans coming of age in this millennium, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage and with an unwillingness to witness or permit a slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed and to which we are committed to today, at home and around the world."
He also admonished the members of the graduating class to be appreciative of the support and help, financial and moral, given to them by parents, grandparents, professors and mentors. All of them, he said, had helped them achieve their goals of becoming physicians. "Ladies and gentlemen, you have had the opportunity to experience the finest medical education available. I encourage you all to get out there and do your best. "In closing, ladies and gentlemen," he said, "this is the real thing. This is what you have been training for. Make us proud."
Bill with his sister Ethel in 1987.
William Clarence "Bill"
Stewart, 90, of Shelby, Ohio, formerly of Clearfield, Rowan County, Kentucky,
born June 24, 1909 in Clearfield, son of the late Morgan Thomas and Mary McClurg
Stewart, died June 25, 1999 in Shelby, Ohio. Preceded: daughter, Phyliss Schlotterer.
Survived: wife, Leoma Johnson Stewart, son, Donald Stewart, daughter, Patricia
C. Oliver, sister, Ethel Crager, brother, James M. Stewart, 7 gc, 15 g-gc, 2
g-g-gc, 3 step-gc, 4 step-g-gc. Burial: June 30, 1999 in the Stewart Cemetery,
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