AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Akron Police Officer Edward Stewart was laid to rest Saturday after passing away of COVID-19 complications on Friday, Feb. 12.
Officer Stewart, 60, joined the police academy in December 1994 and worked with the department and for the community for his entire career.
A private funeral occurred on Saturday, Feb. 20.
After the service, there was be a motorcade from the funeral home to Akron Police Station.
The department honored Officer Stewart a final salute with honors and presentation of the flag upon arriving at the station.