Stewart’s Tile & Carpet Center in Mathews reached a milestone in May—its 50th year in business—but celebrations weren’t in order because the beloved founder of the family-owned business, Richard Lee Stewart, passed away that month.
Although their hearts are still heavy, the family and employees want to express their gratitude to the community for all the support the business has received over the years, so they’re welcoming the public to a 50th anniversary reception.
That reception will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the business located at 10571 Buckley Hall Road.
Richard Franklin Stewart, left, and his father, the late Richard Lee Stewart, work together on a tile installation project, one of many projects they collaborated on over their many years in business together.
Lunch will be served to all who drop by, with chicken, barbecue, baked beans, coleslaw, and cake on the menu. A variety of door prizes will be given out to lucky winners, including gift certi...
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