Caribbean hospitality large Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart has died.
The Jamaican-born hotelier, discovered at Sandals Resorts Worldwide, died in america earlier after a quick sickness.
He was 79 years previous.
Stewart was born in 1941 in Kingston, Jamaica.
He grew up alongside the north coast of the nation, the place he adopted the nickname given him by an American sailor.
Stewart was the founding father of Sandals Resorts, the main Caribbean lodge chain, Seashores Resorts and its mother or father firm Sandals Resorts Worldwide, in addition to the ATL Group and Jamaica Observer.
He was referred to as probably the most profitable Jamaican entrepreneurs in historical past, with a fortune amounting to tons of of tens of millions of .
Stewart leaves behind seven kids and his spouse Cheryl.
His son, Adam Stewart, stated of his father’s dying: “It’s with nice disappointment that I share with you right now the passing of my father, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart.
“This information appears virtually unbelievable, as he was as concerned and forward-thinking as ever.
“He selected to maintain a really latest well being prognosis personal and we respect that want.”