Benny Joe Stuart, 81, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 29, 2019. Benny was born January 17, 1938 in Fallsburg to the late Fred and Ida Mae (Hutchinson) Stuart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Katherine June Stuart.
After completing high school, he joined the Air Force where he proudly served his country. After leaving the Air Force, Benny was a truck driver and farmer. Benny was a member of Catalpa Freewill Baptist Church.
Benny leaves behind his wife Rose Stuart; children Jason (Kathy) Stuart and Shannon (Morgan) Cyrus; and grandchildren Blake Stuart, Carson Stuart, Levi Cyrus, Rylee Cyrus, and Mavin Cyrus.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Catalpa Freewill Baptist Church with Brother Mike Cox officiating. Burial will follow in the Shannon Cemetery in Clifford. Friends may visit the family on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Catalpa Freewill Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Community Hospice or Alzheimer's Foundation of America.
Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Mr. Stuart and his family.
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