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Mr. Stewart III
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HUNTSVILLE, ALA.: Francis “Frank” M. Stewart III, 93, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014. No services were planned.

Mr. Stewart was born on Aug. 19, 1920, was a 1937 graduate of Jones County High School, and was a 1942 graduate of Georgia Tech, Atlanta. He was a U.S. Army officer during World War II, with service in New Guinea and the Philippines.

Mr. Stewart retired from Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA in 1980. His responsibilities included project manager, F-1 rocket engine, which boosted the Saturn-Apollo on the historic manned lunar exploration missions.

Mr. Stewart was an avid fisherman and co-authored a book titled “Fishing Reels of Kentucky.”

Survivors include his wife, Jane H. Stewart; son, Frank M. Stewart IV and wife, Naomi; and daughter, Cynthia E. Stewart Johnson and husband, Arthur.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Laughlin Service Funeral Home in Huntsville, Ala., had charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at
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