David Ray Stewart, 73, of San Saba, passed away at his home on Monday, March 9, 2015. Visitation was held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel in San Saba with Leif Haug officiating. Interment at China Creek Cemetery. David was born to Steven and Annie Stewart on September 11, 1941, in Salinas, California. David hitchhiked from California to Texas when he was 13 years old. He enlisted in the United States Army when he was 20 years old where he served in the Cold War. He married the love of his life, Nancy Fitzgerald in San Saba on May 15, 1964, raised 3 children and celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary last year. David worked for the Texas Highway Department in San Saba for 13 years before he started his own construction company Stewart V Construction and worked for ILCOR, Inc. out of Austin, Texas for 27 years.