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James B. Stewart Passes Away (Updated)

James B. Stewart, 83, of Lookaway Farm in Medina, Ohio, passed away on Friday, March 12. Stewart was an AMHA Director Emeriti and was named AMHA Man Of The Year in 2005. He currently served as a trustee on the Board of The American Morgan Horse Institute. He was a longtime member of the Grand National Show Committee, having served as show chair in 1995, 1998 and 2005. He also volunteered as Director and Committee Member for the Ohio Morgan Horse Association and the Penn Ohio Morgan Horse Association. Jim spent many hours serving as a volunteer for these organizations due to his extreme love of the horse breed called "The Morgan Horse" as well as the many friends that became extended family over the years that he dedicated his time and knowledge. He was the President of Cecil C. Peck Company, Cleveland, Ohio, until his retirement in 2003.

He is survived by his wife Linda M. Stewart, sons; Bruce W. Stewart, Brian B. Stewart, and Paul J. Stewart, daughter Kathleen J. Flower, grandchildren Talia Stewart and Evan J. Stewart, brothers William R. Stewart and John J. Stewart, and sister Elma Cunningham. A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 27, 2010 from 4:30-9 PM at Williams on the Lake, Medina Ohio.  (330) 722-6766. Area hotel is the Hampton Inn, 3073 East Point Drive, (330) 721-8955. Condolence cards can be sent to The Stewart Family, 6980 Boneta Road, Medina, OH 44256. Memorial contributions may be made to American Morgan Horse Institute, PO Box 837, Shelburne, VT 05482, Attn: Jim Stewart Memorial or to the American Lung Association, 6100 Rockside Woods Blvd #260, Independence, OH 44131.

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