David Stewart DeMersseman, 39, of Valdosta, GA passed away on October 21, 2018.

Stewart's tennis buddies remember him for his powerful overhead smash, his teachers for his love of books and history, his church for his faith and for being a student of the scriptures. Family, friends, and strangers alike remember him for his dedication to helping other people, especially those whom the rest of the world had given up on.

Stewart was preceded in death by his father David George DeMersseman, paternal grandparents Gene and Marie DeMersseman, and grandmother Katherine Stewart. He is survived by mother Suzanne Stewart Cox, siblings Suzanna (and husband Tommy) Bonafede and Daniel James DeMersseman, paternal grandfather "Dickie" Stewart, Sr., and aunts and uncles Kay and Glenn Dooley (and sons James and Wesley), "Dickie" Stewart, Jr. and Sarah Stewart, William and Carol DeMersseman, Daniel Walter and Samantha DeMersseman, Paul and Sue DeMersseman, Lois and Bob Griffin, and Lloyd DeMersseman.

A ceremony will be held for friends and family at New Covenant Church in Valdosta, GA at 3 p.m. Saturday. Visitation after service.