Timothy Scott Stewart
Timothy (Tim) Scott Stewart passed away March 8, 2023, in Nome, Alaska after a valiant battle with Multiple Myeloma. His loving wife Christine was at his side.
Tim was preceded in death by his parents Orie J. and Earlene Scott Stewart of Madisonville, Texas. He is survived by his wife Christine Schultz-Stewart; daughters and sons-in-law Nicole and Matt Pearson and Emily and Ron Kain; grandsons Sam Donoho, and Ryder and Jack Kain; stepsons Alex and Nick Morgan; sister M. Carolyn Stewart McGaughey; brothers Orville Stewart and Richard Stewart, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who loved him.
Following graduation from Madisonville High School, Tim attended Sam Houston State University and Commonwealth Institute in Houston, Texas where he was licensed as a Funeral Director. He practiced in the profession in both Texas and Alaska. He attended Wayland Baptist University in Anchorage, Alaska where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services.
Tim’s professional career focused on assisting children and youth in need of aid. He was an administrator for the “Stay in School” program and manager for the family court in Harris County, under the authority of Texas Child Protection Services and the Harris County District Attorney. He served as truant officer for the Clear Lake Independent School District, League City, Texas. While residing in Alaska, Tim was Supervisor for the Office of Children’s Services in Nome and Guardian ad Litem with the court for the Mat-Su area and later the Norton Sound area. He also worked as an Alaska State Local Government Specialist for the Norton Sound Area.
Recently, Tim was nominated to the Alaska Bar Association as a potential recipient for the Rabinowitz Alaska Public Service Award. The award was initiated in honor of former Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Rabinowitz, in recognition of individuals with outstanding lifetime public service in the state.
Tim will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, family member and friend. He was a person of deep and abiding faith as chronicled and expressed in the book he authored titled, “I’d Rather have Jesus, His Grace, Mercy and Redemption; An Alaskan Experience”.
A memorial and celebration of life will be held in Madisonville, Texas at a date, time and place to be announced. Interment will be in Park Cemetery in Madisonville, Texas.
Those wishing to honor Tim could consider making contributions to: the Children’s Home, c/o Nome Community Center, POB 98, Nome, AK 99762.