Mr. James Lloyd Stewart was blessed to be born on August 31, 1945, In Kansas City Missouri to the late Lillian Hamilton Stewart and Wilmer Stewart. James attended Catholic school in Sedila, MO as an elementary child before relocating back to attend school in the Kansas City school district until he graduated from Central high school in 1963. He also attended college where he received his associates degree while working at St. Luke’s hospital on the Plaza in Kansas City Missouri. While employed at St. Luke’s hospital, James served as an orderly helping patient before becoming a Surgical technician where he was employed for 42 years before retiring due to a decline in his health. Those who know James especially the doctors and nurses he worked with nicknamed him the “Cysto King” because of his abilities. James also received a merit award while employed at St. Luke’s as an OR technician.
Those who knew James a.k.a. Jimmy can always tell you how much they would love to see that infectious smile. Not only did he love helping others he also had a great passion for ballroom dancing starting at Arthur Murray studios and then gained the passion for country line dancing for many years until he was physically unable to continue. Depending on how you knew Jimmy We are sure each individual will have their own stories to share, memories to reminisce on, and will always have a special part of him in their hearts. For sure there are three special people that will definitely hold a special place his daughter Robin, his Baby sister Dana, and his close friend Linda.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory a son: James Ashley of Statesboro, GA; a daughter: Robin Stewart Franklin, Kansas City, MO; one brother: Robert Stewart Kansas City, KS; two sisters: Dolores Sanders of Kansas City, MO, and Dana Faceson of Liberty, MO;
four grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews, his St. Luke’s family of doctors, nurses, staff, and a host of other friends.
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