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Redd Stewart
Original name: Henry Ellis Stewart
Birth: May 27, 1923
Ashland City
Cheatham County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 2003
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Singer and songwriter. He is best known for co-writing "Tennessee Waltz" with Frank (Pee Wee) King who recorded the song in 1948. Stewart who sang with King's band, had only a 7th grade education, but wrote other songs such as "Soldier's Last Letter", "Slow Poke", and "You Belong to me". (bio by: Chuck Kearns) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Lawrence Stewart (1890 - 1958)
  Lucy Jane Barr Stewart (1900 - 1940)
 
 Spouses:
  Frances Jean Grimes Stewart (1929 - 1997)*
  Darlene Collins Stewart (1939 - 2003)*
 
 Sibling:
  Eury P Stewart (1919 - 2017)*
  Redd Stewart (1923 - 2003)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
THANKS,
REDD STEWART

SONGWRITER, SINGER, MUSICIAN
"BONAPARTE'S RETREAT"
"YOU BELONG TO ME"
"SLOW POKE"

"TENNESSEE WALTZ'
STATE SONG OF TENNESSEE

I AM MY BELOVED'S AND MY BELOVED IS MINE
 
Burial:
Louisville Memorial Gardens East
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 38.31894, -85.52799
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Chuck Kearns
Record added: May 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14283032
Redd Stewart
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- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Aug. 2, 2017
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Aug. 2, 2017

- Marty Stewart
 Added: Aug. 2, 2017
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