Timothy (Timmy) Alan Newman 54, A lifelong resident of Salem, went to be with his Lord on Sunday October 21, 2012. Timmy was the son of Willie Cline Newman and the late Nancy Miller Newman. He worked and retired from Medeco Lock, and was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting deer, turkey, and bear and had recently returned home from a striper fishing trip. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother and son, also as a caring and giving man, as he lovingly served his father as care giver for the past 2 years. Timmy leaves behind his loving wife, Trina Pruitt; son Timothy (Jo Jo) Newman and wife, Jennifer; daughters, Beth Widner, and Tracy Newman and boyfriend, Steven Mabe; stepson, Dustin Pruitt and his girlfriend, Heather Scott. He was a loving "Pa Pa" to his grandchildren, Trevor, Parker, and Hannah Newman.
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He is also survived by brothers, David and wife, Barbara Hunter Newman, Henry and wife, Carol Blanton Newman; sisters, Donna Newman Weimer, and husband, Brad, Joanne Newman Starklof, and husband, Howard; nieces, Marcie and Brittany Newman; nephews, Brad Melton, Tommy Burch, Kyle Beach, and Kristopher Newman.
The family will receive friends on Monday October 22, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., and a service to honor Timmy's life will be held on Tuesday October 23, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of John M. Oakey and Son Funeral Home, Salem, with the Reverend Paul Hatfield officiating.
The family requests a dress code of jeans and shirts to be worn and asks for you to consider making a donation to the
in lieu of flowers. An online guest book is available by visiting www.johnmoakey.com.
Published in Roanoke Times on Oct. 22, 2012