Doug Stewart

WILMINGTON—Doug Stewart, 53, of Wilmington, and formerly Cincinnati, OH, passed away Feb. 10, 2019 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.
Born April 1, 1965 in Frankfort, KY, Douglas was a son of George and Carolyn (Jones) Stewart, of Greenville, SC.
Doug worked as a self-employed general contractor, and owned and operated Quality First Construction and Remodeling in Wilmington. In addition to being one who enjoyed spending time at home either watching movies or playing on the computer, Doug also enjoyed getting together with friends to grill and hang out. He took pleasure in fishing, hunting and go-karting, and was a huge fan of Six Flags, where he loved going with friends and family.
Survivors include his parents, wife, Niki, who he married Sept. 3, 2003; son, Nicholas, of Mt. Prospect; daughters, Lydia Joan Claar, of Lockport and Carolann Grace Stewart, of Wilmington; two brothers, Jeff (Lori) Stewart, of Greenville, SC and Phil (Rochelle) Stewart, of Memphis, TX; nieces: Ashley (Mike) Garitty, Courtney Stewart and Natalie Stewart; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Joseph and Deborah Claar and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Doug was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Stewart.
The family will receive friends for a visitation on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 from 3 p.m. until the time of funeral service at 6 p.m. at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 E. Kahler Rd. in Wilmington. Pastor Matt Troester from St. Paul Lutheran Church in Matteson will officiate, and cremation rites will be accorded following the services.
Preferred memorials may be made to Doug’s family for their distribution.
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Funeral services and cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington.