Stewart, longtime businessman and civic leader, di...
by Eddie Burkhalter
eburkhalter@annistonstar.com
03:50 PM, Friday, April 18
Stewart lived as a young child with his four brothers in the mill village in Jacksonville, where he grew up working in the dry cleaning business his grandfather, J.D. Stewart Sr., started in that city in 1914.

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