Estes Park resident Jimmie Stewart died at his home on Monday, August 25, 2008. He was 60 years old. Jimmie A. Stewart was born February 15, 1948 in Salem, OR. His parents were F.M. and Florence Marie (Duval) Stewart.
Jim graduated from Hobbs, NM High School. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech in Lubbock, TX with a dual major in Petroleum and Chemical Engineering. He worked for Guiberson Oil Co. in Louisiana, Houston, Dallas, Gainesville, Flatonia, Cincinnati and Canada; for Wellmax Oil Co. in Jackson, WY and Estes Park Medical Center for eight years before retiring in July 2008. Jim married Laurie Messec on October 24, 1978 in San Antonio, TX. Jim formerly lived in Moore, TX then spent three years in Jackson Hole, WY before moving to Estes Park in 1999.
Jim was a past member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers; enjoyed 4-wheeling, Harley Davidson motorcycles, fishing and cooking.
Jim is survived by his wife Laurie of Estes Park, CO and Moore, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
A memorial gathering was held on August 29, 2008. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Kidney Foundation in care of Allnutt Estes Park Chapel, 1302 Graves Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517.
See www.allnutt.com to see Jim’s obituary on-line and send a message to the family.