James Charles Stuart

James Charles Stuart, age 80, of Missouri Valley, Iowa, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2024, surrounded by loved ones.

Memorial Service will be held 11:00a.m. Monday, January 15, 2024, at the Eagles Club in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

 Jim was born, March 10, 1943, to the late
James D. and Lurene M. (Belt) Stuart and raised in Crescent, Iowa. He attended
Missouri Valley High School where he met the love of his life, Eddie.

 Jim and Eddie married in 1962, the same year
he began his 43-year long career with Cargill. During Jim’s time with Cargill,
he and Eddie moved multiple times. In 1983, they were afforded the opportunity
to settle in Scott City, Missouri when Jim took the position of superintendent
of Buffalo Island. They stayed in Missouri until his retirement in 2005. After
retirement, Jim started Stuart Consulting where he managed projects across the
mid-west and south. Jim fully retired in 2013. Jim and Eddie divided their time
between Missouri Valley, Iowa and Des Allemands, Louisiana.

Jim
took great pleasure in the outdoors including hunting, fishing, shrimping and
boat rides with his lab Roux.

 Jim is survived by his wife of 61 years Eddie Hendrix of Missouri Valley, Iowa. His two sons Jimmy (Michele) of Des Allemands, Louisiana and Mark (Cassie) of Logan, Iowa. Jim had 9 grandchildren who always kept him on his toes, Megan (Erik), Nichole (James), Jenna (Rhett), Mark (Jessica), Taylor, Matthew, Jimmy (Faith), and Marrisa. He also had 6 great grandchildren who were his favorites, Ella, Macy, Laila, Jack, Jimmy “Gumbo”, and Dean. Siblings Elizabeth, Robert, and Lu Anne (Randy). Followed by a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

He is
proceeded in death by his parents James and Lurene (Belt) of Crescent, Iowa,
brother Earl, and his best friend Roux. His family will find comfort in
remembering Jim for his strength, work ethic, and kindness until they can crack
a cold one with him again.