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James R. Newman Sr.

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Date published: 3/31/2014

James R. Newman Sr.

James Roy Newman Sr., 81, of Spotsylvania County passed away Friday, March 28, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mr. Newman was retired from the United States Air Force and from Texas Instruments. He fought in both the Korean and Vietnam wars. Mr. Newman was an active member of the Knights of Columbus, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Sergeants Association.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 60 years, Mary Newman; and his children, James Roy Newman Jr. (Elizabeth) and Gail Disharoon Brosious (Randall). He was adored by nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belford Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256

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