William Stewart ‘Stu’ Dawes, retired executive

September 16, 2021

William Stewart Dawes, 79, of Dover passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at Kent General Hospital.  Born in Wilmington March 1, 1942, he was the son of the late Roberta (Stewart) and William L. Dawes.
Stewart was in executive management for Sears Roebuck and Company for over 40 years, and later a New York State regional manager with Otis Spunkmeyer cookie company.
Stewart’s proudest moments were at the births of each of his four grandchildren. He was so proud of the men and women they have become.
Stewart is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Victoria Maull; his sister Elizabeth Carbaugh; his children Kevin Dawes and his wife Joy of Huntsville, Ala., and Stephen Dawes and his wife Michelle of Plano, Texas; grandchildren Harper, Ethan, Jacob and Alexandra; extended family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked to send donations to Delaware Hospice, 911 South Dupont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901.
Private services are being planned.
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