Benjamin T. Stewart died Aug. 11, 2014, at the age of 23.
He was born March 18, 1991, at Valley Medical Center in Renton, Wash., grew up in Enumclaw and was living in Des Moines, Wash. He was an Eagle Scout who went on to work for Skills Inc. in Auburn.
He is survived by mother Robin (Phillips) Bryant and “bonus dad” Reggie; father Tom Stewart and wife René; “bonus mom” Becky Burns; siblings Brian and Becca Stewart and Danny, Kelsey, Paige and Josie Whitten; and grandparents Linda and Jon Stotz and Bob Stewart.
A celebration of his life will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at Mount Rainier Community Church in Enumclaw.
In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to U.S. Bank and the Ben Stewart Memorial Fund. Money will be used to further his mission of leading those affected by drugs to sobriety and helping their families.