STUART Richard (Dick) Owen Stuart age 79 of Lowell passed away April 21 2010. His parents were Lester and Esta (Slater) Stuart. He was raised in the Clarksville area where he enjoyed stock car racing with a buddy and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. He married Marion Larinda Needham on January 17 1953 and together started a family dairy farm south of Lowell. He is survived by his wife of 57 years; children Christine and Russell Partington of Australia Carol and Duane Hamilton Catherine and Dion Ritzema Gary and Sandy Stuart Daniel and Sandra Stuart; Grandchildren Lisa and Larinda Marker Aaron Benjamin and Hannah Ritzema James Stuart Tonya and Mark Russell Kayla and Jason Mutschler Amanda Jackson; great grandchildren Emily Danielle Carson Bryson Myka Emily and Haley. Preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law Wayne and Eleanor Stuart. Survived by his brothers Hillis and Margie Stuart LD and Norma Stuart; sister Lois and Don Willison and long time business partner special friend and brother Don and Leahbelle Stuart. In 1963 Dick made the most important decision one can make in his life and that is to receive Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior. He served in several positions at Clarksville Bible Church where he was a long-time member. The joy of his life was his family. He enjoyed farming mowing grass and drives. Funeral service will be 1pm April 24 2010 at Clarksville Bible Church 191 S. Main Clarksville with Rev. Tim Bateman and Rev. John Williams officiating. Interment South Boston Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8pm at Roth-Gerst Funeral Home 305 N Hudson Lowell. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Clarksville Bible Church Building Fund or Gideon Bibles.