Marshall Stewart 1999-2021
Marshall Stewart V, 21, of Topeka, took his honor walk into God’s arms on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. Through his selfless organ donation at least six lives were saved.
He was born July 20, 1999, in Topeka, the son of Jennifer Anderson and Marshall Stewart IV. He attended Royal Valley High School but later graduated from Lawrence-Gardner High School in 2018. He took classes at Washburn Tech and worked at the Baymont Inn Hotel as a front desk clerk.
While in school Marshall excelled in art and athletics, participating in wrestling, football, basketball, baseball and weightlifting. He achieved the rank of Life Scout with Troop 173-Hoyt/Mayetta and worked towards his Eagle Scout. He attended First Church of the Nazarene in Topeka.
He is survived by his mother, Jennifer Anderson (Duane Nolting Jr.) of Topeka; his father, Marshall Stewart IV of Topeka; his son, Cayden Stewart of Topeka; his sister, Kayla Anderson of the home; his nephew, Khaza Henley of Topeka; his maternal grandparents, Richard and Donna Spielman of Hoyt; his maternal great-grandmother, Betty Kramer of Topeka; his stepbrothers, Devon and Damon Nolting of Topeka; and numerous close family members.
Marshall was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Richard Anderson; and paternal grandparents, Marshall Stewart III and Linda Phelps.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 3 at First Church of the Nazarene in Topeka (1001 S.W. Buchanan Ave.). Burial will follow in Hoyt Cemetery. Marshall will lie in state at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton on Tuesday, March 2 until 6 p.m.
Memorial contributions for his son Cayden may be made to the Marshall Stewart Memorial Fund, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. To leave a special message for the family, visit www.mercerfuneralhomes.com