Earl Wayne Stewart, 68, of Matheny,  WV passed away Saturday, November 14, 2020, at Welch Community Hospital, Welch, WV. He was born on March 2, 1952 in Matheny, WV a son of the late Joseph  Forest  and Sadie Dora Stewart. Earl is a member of the UMWA.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister Lola Stewart; a brother David F. Stewart; a brother-in-law Randy Kennedy; a niece Kara Locke; and his father-in-law Bernard A. Bailey, Sr.  
Survivors include his wife of 44 years Alice Lynn Bailey Stewart; a son Gregory Earl (Monica) Stewart of Matheny; a grandchild Gaberial Stewart; four sisters Sadie Louise (Calvin) Stewart, Linda (Jack) Counts, Lakie (Bernard, Jr.) Bailey and Rhonda Lynn (Sam) Stewart; three brothers Ash P. Stewart, Windell (Brenda) Stewart and Dale Robert (Teresa) Stewart; mother-in-law Nancy Bailey; three sister-in-laws Linda (Richard) Bailey Morea, Brenda Ann (James) Bailey Turner and Melanie Bailey Kennedy; two brother-in-laws David M. Bailey and Bernard (Lakie) Stewart Bailey; longtime friend and hunting pal Randy (Anna) Whittington; canine companions Mabel and Sasha; and a host of other loving family and friends.
In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.