A celebration of life service for Michael “Pete” Alexander Stewart will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home with Dr. Gevan Spinney officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lawn Cemetery in Natchitoches, LA. The family will receive friends from 11 am until service time on Saturday the 14th at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home. Those honored to serve as pallbearers include Travis Stewart, Charley Waldrep, Donnie Stewart, Jerry Stewart, Ricky Harris, Sid McCullen, David Haley, Waylon White, Conner Stewart and Robby Dean. Honorary Pallbearers include Danny Thomas, David Mooney and many of his coworkers. Michael “Pete” Stewart, 63, of Natchitoches, Louisiana passed away peacefully May 9th, 2022 surrounded by family at Natchitoches Regional medical center after a brief battle with cancer. Michael, known as “Pete” to all who knew him, was born August 25th, 1958, to Loyd and Dorothy Broom Stewart in Hodge, La. He attended and graduated from Goldonna High School in 1977. Pete started his career in oil & gas at Placid Oil Company as a switcher in the production field at the Black Lake facility and continued his career with Chesapeake Energy as a production superintendent. He was a simple man who valued his faith, family, and friends. He believed in working hard and giving to others. Pete was an avid sportsman who loved to hunt & fish. He shared many memories turkey and deer hunting and looked forward to a trip to Kansas every fall to Bow hunt with his good buddies. Pete was married to the love of his life, Diane Williams Stewart, for 42 years. He had one son, Travis Stewart of Natchitoches; One daughter, Natalie Waldrep (husband Charley) of Benton, La. Four grandsons, Conner Stewart, Carter Stewart, Cooper Stewart and Reece Waldrep. Brothers Jerry Stewart (wife Jackie), Donnie Stewart (wife Pam) and sister Janis Harris (husband Ricky) and a host of nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Loyd and Dorothy Stewart and In-Laws, Mr. & Mrs. Bill Williams. The Stewarts would like to thank the Chesapeake work family for all their thoughts and prayers, as well as family, friends and neighbors for their love and support through this difficult journey.