Robert James Stewart Sr., a resident of Dunsmuir, California, passed away on January 13, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Redding, California. He was 74 years old.

Robert was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on December 15, 1937. He moved to Siskiyou County from Petaluma, California in 2001.

Robert was a veteran of the US Navy. He was employed as a telephone installer before his retirement.

Survivors include his wife, Darla Stewart of Dunsmuir; son, Robert James Stewart Jr. of Dunsmuir; daughters, Deborah Vaughn of Staunton, Virginia and Denise Stewart of Kaneohe, Hawaii; sisters, Kathy Sebek of Ranchero Santa Margarita and Pamela Vezina of Chino; 10 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.

At Robert’s request, no services will be held.

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Arrangements are in the care of Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel.