Richard B. Stewart, 60, of Brookfield and husband of 37 years to Jamie (Abell) Stewart died Friday, August 10 at his home. Richard was born April 2, 1952 in Union Lake, MI, son of the John F. and Millie (Anderson) Stewart.
Richard graduated from University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in 1975. He worked as a hospital pharmacist for several years, before joining the Upjohn Company as a sales rep. During the rest of his career with Upjohn, Pharmacia and Pfizer, he worked as a district manager and trainer. His most recent endeavor was as Director of Management Training at Pfizer.
He loved to teach, and an extension of this was his involvement in the Men's Fellowship and Bible Study at the Congregational Church of Brookfield. Having had one year of seminary, he was a student of the Bible and loved to share it with others. He also loved to play golf, work on cars and do repairs around the house.
In addition to his wife, Jamie, Richard is survived by his children, Laura Paul and her husband Jeff of Cincinnati, OH, Benjamin Stewart of Brookfield and Alexander Stewart of NY; his grandson, Timothy Paul as well as several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Richard's life will be held at Congregational Church of Brookfield on Saturday, August 25 at 10:30 a.m. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in his name to Congregational Church of Brookfield - Book of Remembrance, 160 Whisconier Road, Brookfield, CT 06804 or Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 611 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 or on the website.