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1100 E. Tamarack Road
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
Gregory Edward Steward, 55, who resided in Altus Oklahoma, departed this life on Monday, Jan 12, 2015.
He was born on June 9, 1959, in New Eagle, Pa., a twin son to the late Robert H. Steward and Rita Mae Steward, both preceding him in death. He is a 1977 graduate of Elizabeth-Forward High School. Following graduation, he was employed in several positions at Penn State University at State College, attended several years of college at Slippery Rock University becoming a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Inc., fraternity, and then entered active duty Air Force as a Liquid Fuels Specialist in 1980. He attained the rank of Master Sgt after 26 years of loyal and faithful service to his country, serving at Edwards, Dyess and Altus AFB"s during the course of his career. He also deployed to Saudi Arabia, Honduras, Qatar, and the United Arab Emerites. He retired in 2006, and enjoyed spending many hours golfing and working on cars.
He is survived by a wife, Meryl Hall Steward of Texas; a daughter Samantha Steward, of Honduras; his fraternal twin brother, Jeffery Steward, of Waldorf, MD.; a half-sister, Roberta Bush of Fredericksburg, Va.; a half-brother James Locker of Boalsburg, Pa.; and a half-brother, Robert Steward of Donora, Pa., uncles and aunts, and dear friends.
A memorial service will be held by the family at a later date.
Cremation services have been entrusted to Lowell-Tims Funeral Home, of Altus. Online tributes may be made to the family at www.Lowell-Tims.com
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