Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

J.C. STEWART, born August 18, 1928 in Tulia, TX, passed away on August 15, 2004. After serving 3 years in the U.S. Air Force, J.C. entered Texas A&M and graduated in 1953 with a degree in electrical engineering. He worked for Western Electric, AT&T, and Lucent Technologies. He was the engineering manager for the Dallas Works in Mesquite. Upon retirement he founded Competitive Communications Systems, Inc., a telephone installation company. J.C. served as Life Member President of the Telephone Pioneers and volunteered for its numerous programs to aid society's neediest. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joyce; daughter Melissa Quast and her husband Jerry of Denton; two sons, Mark Stewart of Memphis, Tenn. and Brian Stewart and his wife Debra of Omaha, NE.; his eleven grandchildren, Marnie Ketchum and her husband Kevin of Austin; Justin, Jashley, Jabrielle, Joshua, Jarett and Jacob Quast of Denton; Jillian Ragsdale and her husband Jonathan of Keller; Kyle, Kevin and Kory Stewart of Omaha, NE.; two great- granddaughters, Emma Ketchum of Austin and Jaci Quast of Denton.