Donald A. Newman Obituary – May 17, 1949 – Oct. 25, 2019


Donald A. Newman, 70, passed away at his home in Henderson on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue with Ricky Smith officiating.
The family will receive friends at Crook Avenue from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday.
He was born in Jackson on May 17, 1949, the son of the late Quinton Algie and Lois Madge Conder Newman. He grew up in Henderson and was a 1967 graduate of Chester County High School. He also attended Freed-Hardeman College.
He was a salesman for Her Majesty Clothing for about 15 years. He also followed in his father’s footsteps as a car salesman. He enjoyed running and in his later years playing golf. He loved big family gatherings and adored his granddaughter Harley.
He is survived by his two sons, Hunter (Punyamon) Newman of Denver, Colo., and Taylor (Kinley) Newman of Arvada, Colo.; a granddaughter, Harley Newman; one brother, Jason (Robyn) Newman of Jackson; a sister Madga Young of Henderson; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Betsy Beshires.