Theodore “Steve” Stewart, 64, of Oceana, WV passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 17, 2022 surrounded by his loved ones. Steve is a 1976 graduate of Oceana High School, a member of the UMWA and a former member of the Jaycee’s. He was born on February 19, 1958 in Welch, WV a son of the late Oma Avonell Spence Stewart and Coy Stewart. 

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his older brother Lonnie Tilley, and his father in law Connie Blankenship. 

Survivors include his loving wife of almost 43 years Kathy Blankenship Stewart, a grandson Elijah of the home, a son Victor Stewart and fiancé Heather Armstrong, a grandson Hunter, two granddaughters Leah and Bailee, sisters Valurie (Conley) Stewart, Nancy (Martin) Estepp, Mary (Larry) Cozort and Kimberly (Talley) Lewis, a sister in law Lucinda Tilley, mother in law Maggie Blankenship, sisters in law Kay (Johnny) McGee and Dawn Stewart all of Dublin, VA, brother in law Bryant (Bridgett) Blankenship of Newbern, VA, and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends. 

A celebration of Steve’s life will be held at 1 pm on Sunday, September 25, 2022 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Jerry Graham officiating. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated following the service. Friends may gather with the family from 5-8 pm on Saturday, September 24th at the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.