1948 – 2012

A graveside funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. in the West Side District Cemetery for Taft resident, Frederick Lane Stewart, Sr., 63. Chaplain Bob Winter will officiate the service. Mr. Stewart was born in Hanford on September 28, 1948 and passed away at his home in Taft on June 22, 2012. He served his country as a member of the US Army and attained the rank of Sargeant having spent some time in Vietnam. He was an avid NASCAR fan and was the owner and operator of S&S Home and Lawn Care. He was preceded in death by his father, Charlie Laney. Mr. Stewart is survived by his mother, Naydean Laney; his children, Freddy Stewart and his wife, Stephanie and their son Evan and Kyle Stewart all of Taft; his sisters and brothers, Shirley Thompson of Missouri, Stephen Stewart of Oklahoma, Sharon Stewart of Missouri, Larry Laney of Texas, Anita Valencia of California; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. There are no visitation hours scheduled and the arrangements are under the direction of the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home. To convey online condolences please visit