DEMART STEWART was born in Chicago, Illinois to Sharon (Clemons) Stewart and James “Jimmy” Stewart January 16, 1974. Demart arrived in this world with a wonderful smile that lasted all of his life. He was a bright, caring and loving person. Demart cared about and loved his family unconditionally.
Demart attended and graduated from O’Toole elementary and matriculated and graduated from Kenwood Academy. He was a very outgoing and active member in many school activities. Demart and his brother Jimmy “whyme” Stewart had a bond that was loving which kept them close and connected always.
On February 13, 2009, he married Lolita Portis and two children Dante and Ryan Stewart were born and along with their older brother Deon Stewart and step-son Laron Minter, were the beat of his heart. He loved his children as a great father would.
Demart with great support from his grandmother Mamie Lee Clemons joined her church and was baptized at the Greater Love MBC, under the leadership of Reverend Ronald Hicks. His belief in God was instilled on that day 35 years ago and has never wavered.
His constant ability to get along with people, caring for their safety led him to his career in safety and security. He was a valued member of the security staff at Mount Sinai Health systems and at the time of his passing was a valued member of the security staff at Rush University Hospital Systems. He often expressed his joy for the officer and staff at Rush.
He was a dedicated and honorable Mason with membership at Wilson Lodge #3 AF & AM. The organization and brotherhood was his other family he would lovingly remark about that joy of brotherhood.
He leaves to mourn his passing brothers Jimmy “whyme”, Jeffery, Dafondeau and sister Monica Stewart; aunts Patricia Clemons, Esther Clemons, and Theresa Lawson; Uncles Lorenzo (Debra), Ronald, Samuel and Herman Clemons. He was proceeded in death by his father Jimmy Stewart, Grandmother Mamie Lee Clemons, Aunt Doris Clemons-Barrett and Uncle Donald Clemons.
Demart will always be loved and missed by his nieces, nephews, many cousins, a host of relatives, friends and the Peterson-Harris-Stewart Family Reunion Group.
Chicago, IL 60649
Chicago, IL 60649
Chicago, IL 60655