NEWMAN, WILLIAM "BILL," 89, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on May 24, 2013.
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He was a loving and devoted husband of 63 years to his wife Jean, and a caring and cherished father to daughter Jan Graham and a son Bill Jr.
Bill graduated from Fern Creek High School and attended the University of Kentucky majoring in plant engineering. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was stationed in the South Pacific where he was awarded the Purple Heart while in service.
Bill is survived by his wife, Jean; daughter, Jan Graham (James); son, William Newman Jr.; grandchildren, Gabe Graham , Bryan Graham, Jessica Newman White and Molly Newman; and great grandchildren, Ethan, Will, Brody and Claire Graham.
A celebration of Bill's life memorial service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday June 20, 2013 in the Chapel of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 44000 Bardstown Road, with entombment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013 until service time.
Published in The Courier-Journal on June 18, 2013