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Robert Stewart Howard Jr.

December 20, 1965 - February 21, 2019

Stewart Howard (53) entered this world on December 20, 1965 and passed away on February 21, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was a husband, father, son, brother and friend to many. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife Darlene, of 29 years; children, Robert Stewart III (Avery) and Cecelia; father, Robert Stewart Sr. and mother Sadie Rose Howard; three sisters, Debbie (Fabin), Donna (Danny) and Pam (Odean); and a host of nieces, nephews and other family, Stewart Howard was born in Norfolk, Virginia and grew up in Kempsville. He graduated from Kempsville High School in 1984 and attended Tidewater Central Church of the Nazarene. Stewart worked with his father at their family business “Triple HHH Builders” remodeling homes across the city. He also dedicated 18 yrs to Chrysler Museum of Art as the Director of Operations. Stewart spent the last 15 years dedicated to his work at Norfolk Academy as Director of Buildings and Grounds.

Outside of work, Stewart enjoyed cooking and entertaining his friends and family. Through his business “Over the Top Catering” he was able to share his passion for food. Stewart could often be found at the lacrosse field or softball field supporting his kids as he and Darlene were their biggest fans.
In recent years, Stewart found peace and relaxation at a family lake house in Lake Gaston, where he relished in family time, laughter, and of course cooking. These are the memories he has left for his loved ones to cherish.
The arrangements for the celebration of Stewart’s life are as follows: 
Friday, March 1st- Viewing and Visitation 3-5 and 7-9 at Altmeyer Funeral Home
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Saturday, March 2nd
Funeral Service at 10:30 at Tidewater Central Church of the Nazarene
5514 Parliament Drive
Virginia Beach, VA. 23462Interment to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery off Newtown RoadImmediately following the graveside service, Norfolk Academy will host a light comfort meal for family, friends and colleagues, to honor the life of Stewart.Norfolk Academy
1585 Wesleyan Drive
Norfolk, Va. 23503

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, March 1, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462


Date: Friday, March 1, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462


Service Information

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

Tidewater Central Church of the Nazarene
5514 Parliament Drive
Virginia Beach, VA. 23462


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm

Location:

Woodlawn Memorial Gardens

6309 E Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, Virginia 23502


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