Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Obituary of John Walter Newnam, Jr. (1933-2007)

John Walter Newnam (1933-2007)

Apr 18, 2007 - 12:30:30 am CDT

RALEIGH, N.C. - John Walter Newnam, Jr., 73, of Morrisville, North Carolina died Wednesday, April 11, 2007 at Rex Health Care, Raleigh, NC where he had been a patient since March 19th. He was born December 1, 1933 in Danville, VA to John Walter Newnam, Sr. and Blanche Allgood Newnam, both deceased. Mr. Newnam lived most of his life in the Pelham, North Carolina area where he was a well known farmer. He was a graduate of Hargrave Military Academy, Chatham, VA and a veteran of the US Army serving during the Korean War. He was a 32nd Degree Mason with the Yanceyville, NC lodge.

He is survived by daughters, Bettie Newnam Moore of Raleigh, NC, and Cynthia K. Bridges of Greensboro, NC; sons, Bruce Wayne Newnam of Raleigh, NC, Randall Arthur Newnam of Pelham, NC, and Vincent Brian Newnam of Asheville, NC; a sister, Shirley Sartin of Ruffin NC, and nine grandchildren.

The funeral will be Saturday, April 14, 2007 at 2:00 pm at Swicegood Chapel with Reverend Wayne Sartin officiating. Burial will be at Lively Stones Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, April 13th from 7:00 until 8:30 pm at Swicegood Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Randall Arthur Newnam, Pelham Loop Road, Pelham, N.C.

Source: The Caswell Messenger, 18 April 2007.

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