Milton Bernard Stewart, Sr. of Signal Mountain passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, surrounded by family. Bernard retired from the Electric Power Board after working there for 35 years years. He was a deacon and member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clayton T. Sr. and Thelma Stewart; sister, Betty Luttrell; and two infant siblings. Bernard is survived by his wife, Virginia Stewart; one brother, Clayton (Bertie) Stewart; children, Milton (Anita) Stewart, Jeffrey (Lynnette) Stewart, Kristi (Randy) Ramirez, Kathy Stewart, Amy (Tim) Hicks; 13 grandchildren (Papaw’s Punkins), and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at Mount Carmel Baptist Church with Reverend Rocky Bradford officiating. Interment will be in Hall Cemetery with Kyle Stewart, Hayden Hicks, Josh Ramirez, David Tucker, Butch Penney and Stanley Stewart serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Visit www.hamiltonfuneraloptions.com to share words of comfort to the family. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike. (423) 531-3975.