Henry Redd Stewart Obituary

Redd Stewart, 80, of Louisville, died Saturday, August 2, 2003, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville, KY.

He was a singer/songwriter and was on the Grand Ole Opry for many years as a member of Pee Wee King's Golden West Cowboys; and a writer of hit songs such as, 'Tennessee Waltz,' 'Slow Poke,' 'Bonaparte's Retreat,' and 'You Belong To Me.'

He was a native of Ashland City, TN, a WWII US Army Veteran, member of Evangel World Prayer Center, and a member of Nashville Songwriters Foundation Hall of Fame. He received many awards in country music including two gold records.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Darlene I. Collins (the Collins Sisters.)

Survived by a daughter, Lydia (Jim) Morrow of Campbellsburg, KY; two sons, Henry Redd "Colonel" Stewart Jr. of Eminence, KY, and Billy Rae (Sharon) Stewart of Norfolk, VA; a sister, Mary Helen Beard of Louisville; and three brothers, Eury "Slim" (Evelyn) Stewart of Georgia, Bill (Helen) Stewart of Mt. Washington, KY, and Harold (Ann) Stewart.

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