James Ernest Stuart Jr. was born June 11, 1945 in Fairfield, Alabama, and he passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018.
Jim was a graduate of Samford University, where he earned an M.A. in English literature and taught at Abraham Baldwin Junior College and at Georgia Southern University.
Jim lived in Statesboro, Georgia before moving to Fairhope 10 years ago.
Jim was preceded in death by his mother, Lois Tiller Stuart; his father, James Ernest Stuart Sr.; and his companion, Albert Gibson.
He is survived by his sister, Martha Stuart Adams; sister-in-law, Diana Snow; nieces, Denise Adams (Ken Hatcher), Beth Adams Fogle (Frank); nephews, Stuart Adams (Brenda), David Adams (Fairul); two grandnieces; five grandnephews; five great-grandnieces; five great-grandnephews; and his good friend, Ed Chitty.
A private service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Jim's memory to the Haven Animal Shelter, 559 S. Section St., Fairhope, AL 36532, or to a charity of your choice.
Online condolences for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com.
Arrangements by Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.