Tom Newman passed away peacefully at home with his wife Tammy at his side on Tuesday, March 17, 2009, he was 73.
Tom was a long time resident of Ventura County. Prior to his lengthy employment at the Star Free Press, Tom was in the 82nd Airborne of the U.S. Army. He then worked in Restaurant Management prior to his retirement and returning to Ojai.
He is survived by his loving wife Tammy and his five children: Mike (wife Denise) of Ventura, Terri Garvin (husband Pat Worth) of Camarillo, Tom Stevens of Camarillo, Rick Newman of Ventura, Rich Newman of Las Vegas, and his grandchildren Stacy, Matt, Debra, Diana, Emily, Ryan, Grace and Brooke. A graveside memorial will be held at 11:00am Saturday March 21st at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park.