Alexander Lee Newsome

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ALEXANDER LEE NEWSOME Alexander Lee Newsome of Wilmington, NC went to be with our Lord on Friday, April 11, 2014. He was born in Wilmington, NC on July 4, 2002 to Garrick and Brandie Newsome. Alex attended Noah's Ark Children's Center, Walter Parsley Elementary School and Roland-Grise Middle School. Alex played soccer for Cape Fear Soccer, Basketball for Halo Hoops, and Baseball for Winter Park Optimist and the Wilmington Waves travel team. Alex was a Cub Scout with Pack 226, Snipe Patrol and successfully completed crossover and received the arrow of light award. He was a member of the Roland-Grise chorus and a manager for the Roland-Grise baseball team. Alex was a member of Masonboro Baptist Church, where he was baptized. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Emily Newsome; maternal grandparents Gary and Mary Ellen Grimes, Alex J. (deceased) and Judith Molner, Linwood and Nancy Newsome, Sandra Miller and John Crum; Aunts and Uncles: Paul and Colleen Granick, Roi and Patricia Place, John and Ashley Eberle, Matt and Joannie Newsome, Sam and Brandy Newsome; Cousins: Jude, Abby, Josiah, Malcolm, Alister, Maddy, Dylan, Logan, and Cameron. Alex was a beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, student, teammate, neighbor, and friend. He had a passion for life and learning to include skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, playing sports, attending sporting events, video games, camping, fishing, cooking, reading, listening to music, singing, playing cards and board games, and laughing with friends and family. He enjoyed supporting his sister at her sporting events, traveling with her and often looked to her for guidance. They were not only siblings, but best friends. Alex will be missed by many and loved by all You will always be my best buddy......Love Dad You are my special angel.......Love Mom Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Masonboro Baptist Church. Private interment will be in the Masonboro Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel, 4108 S. College Road. Our family would like you to know how grateful we are to the whole community of Wilmington for the outpouring and support for Alex and our family, there is no better place to live. Words cannot express our loss or our gratitude. Memorial donations may be made to: Alex Newsome Memorial Scholarship, donations can be made to any of the Wilmington branches of Bank of America; NourishNC, donations can be made online at; or to Masonboro Baptist Church, 1501 Beasley Road, Wilmington, NC 28409.
Funeral Home
Andrews Mortuary & Crematory - Market Street Chapel
Wilmington, NC 28401
Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Apr. 15 to Apr. 16, 2014
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