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Allen D. Newsome Jr. Obituary
POQUOSON - Allen D. "Al" Newsome Jr., 75, a native of Scotland Neck, NC, and a longtime Poquoson resident before moving to The Chesapeake retirement community in Newport News, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 22, 2014. He retired from Newport News Shipbuilding in the Sheet Metal Dept. after 42 years, and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Yorktown, where he served as Deacon and was active on the Kitchen Staff. He enjoyed painting, woodworking, and golf. Al is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Beverly Newsome; son, McCord Newsome & wife, Belkys; daughter, Nicole Blankenship; and five grandsons. The family will receive friends Friday, Dec. 26, 6:30-8:00 PM, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson. A Celebration of Al's life will be held Saturday, Dec. 27, 2:00 PM, at Bethel Baptist Church, by Dr. Doug Echols. Burial will be private at Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Baptist Church Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, 1004 Yorktown Rd., Yorktown, VA, 23693. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com .
Published in Daily Press on Dec. 24, 2014
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