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Sutherland — Rocky Lyn Stewart, 67, of Sutherland, died Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at his home in Sutherland.

The family has chosen cremation.

A graveside service will be held at 11a.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at Fort McPherson Cemetery in  Maxwell. Pastor Allan Harris will officiate. Military honors will be provided by the U.S. Marine Corp.

Services will be live streamed at by clicking the watch live button.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.  

Draucker Funeral Home of Ogallala is in charge of the arrangements. 

Rocky was born May 22, 1954 to Carl William and Erma Gene Velma (Adams) Stewart in Holyoke, CO. He went to kindergarten in Grant. Then he moved to O'Neill where he attended school and graduated in 1972 from O'Neill High School.

Rocky joined the United States Marines on Sept. 28, 1972. He was a rifleman and was discharged Sept. 27, 1978 with a good conduct medal. He was in the Honor Guard in Washington D.C. from 1973-1975. 

Rocky then went on to working for the Texas Department of Corrections from 1975-1982. He then went to work for the Union Pacific Railroad in North Platte in 2004 until 2021 when he retired as a train conductor.

On Dec. 9, 2010 Rocky married Jackie Moran. 

He had many hobbies and one was his love for riding Harleys. He also loved fishing, hunting, camping and anything outdoors. He loved cooking, music and just spending time with family and friends, some who were lucky enough to give him the nickname "Creampuff."

Rocky is survived by his mother Erma Gene; his wife Jackie Stewart; three daughters Colleen (Mike) Cornelius and their children Maggie and Macy, Amanda Carol Harlemen and her daughters Shelbie and Faith Harlemen and Alexandria (Justin) Jaster and Cheyenne (Katie) and their son Archer Stewart; one son Joshua and his children Jayden and Cashton Stewart; three stepsons Dan (Heather) Piersol and their children Jack and Laura Piersol, Corey (Sarah) Piersol and their children Kori and Lincoln Piersol and Jayden, Jerrica and Jaleigh Curtis and Brandon (Robin) Piersol and their children Alyssia and Gary Piersol; two brothers Ron (Teresa) Stewart and Rodney (Barbara) Stewart; two brothers-in-law Vernon Moran and Ron (Vickie) Moran; one sister-in-law Tammy (Dick) Simonson; one great-granddaughter Addalynn Jaster; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father Carl Stewart, one sister Carla Jean Stewart and his grandparents, aunts and uncles.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


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