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William Mccarthy Newman

December 12, 1934 — June 6, 2018

William McCarthy Newman, 83 of Cumberland, VA passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. He is the son of the late Walter C. and Elizabeth Asal Newman and husband of Frieda Sams Newman.

He was born on December 12, 1934 in Cumberland County where he lived most of his life. He loved to hunt, fish and play ball when he was not busy raising cattle on the farm. He was a dedicated deacon in his church and was active as a Gideon for many years. After serving his country in the Army, he returned to Cumberland and worked for the VA Department of Forestry for over 30 years.


He is survived by his wife Frieda, 2 sons Paul Newman (Theresa) of Prospect, Ben Newman (Anna) of Gainesville, a daughter Kim N. White (Cliff) of Cumberland, a stepson Billy A. Franklin (Sharon) of Farmville, 2 step daughters Nancy F. Jerolaman (Mike) of Farmville, Donna L. Franklin of Alexandria, 1 brother Jack T. Newman (Betty) of Cumberland and a sister Jean N. Ownby (David) of Cumberland, 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 11:00AM in the chapel of Puckett Funeral Home with interment to follow in Trinity Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends Friday June 8, 2018 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at Puckett Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fitzgerald Memorial Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, PO Box 164, Cumberland, VA 23040 or The Gideons International Processing Center, PO Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251 .

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