JOHN W. STUART, 69, of Fulton, IL, died Monday, December 26, 2016 at his home. Cremation rites have been accorded, there will be no visitation or memorial service. A private interment will be held at the Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison, IL. The Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. John was born April 25, 1947, in Morrison, IL to Henry J. and Cornelia (Rose) Stuart. He received a Master's of Education Degree from Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL. He married Janice M. (Edlund) Mitchell on November 10, 1973 in Morrison. She died April 6, 2002. John was a teacher at Fulton Riverbend High School and worked as a painter during the summers. He was a member of Fulton Presbyterian Church. A memorial to Fulton Presbyterian Church has been established. Survivors include one step daughter, Susan Gregory of St. Augustine, FL; two step sons, Stephen (Sue Ann) Mitchell of Lenoir, NC and William (Amy) Mitchell of Clemmons, NC; four step grandchildren; one step great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Janice; two brothers, Gerald Stuart and Edward Stuart. View this obituary online at www.bosmarenkes.com
John was a teacher here in the 1970's.