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Donald David Newman

Kenner, Louisiana

Nov 22, 1957 – Sep 11, 2018


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Neptune Society - New Orleans Obituary

On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, back home in his beloved New Orleans, Donald David Newman expired at 9:40 p.m., after a long, difficult battle with cancer. Donald moved on peacefully, with his beautiful wife, daughters and family near. Known well and to most as Coach New(man) or in his intimate...

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We believe in angels walking on earth. Thank you for sharing with us and the kids, moments that will stay forever in our hearts.
Stay happy, and we'll see you again.

RIP Coach Newman. You gave a kid a shot to fulfill his childhood dream of playing D1 basketball 23 years ago and believed in me the whole time i played for you. I am so thankful for the 2 years I got to spend with you. A great man and mentor we lost. My prayers go out to your wonderful family.

Eric Carey

Eternal Love, from the Wilson family to the Newman family.

God has called you to come home Donald you will be missed. Our Sympathy goes out to Michelle and Family.
Fabian and Marilyn

May God bless you Donald because you are going to a land where joys shall never end. Condolences to my cousins the Newman family especially my nanny (Shirley) daughters and wife.
Rest In Peace.

Donnie was a joy to watch play for the Vandals & would come up & play with my Moscow Bear players. In 1985-86 he came back to Moscow & was my Varsity assistant the 1st half of the season-the kids loved him! Sincerist condolences to his wonder wife & daughters who my family loved also!
Coach Sweeney

A very good man, Brother Martin Crusaders teammate, and friend gone too soon. Don positively impacted many lives and will be dearly missed. Prayers for his family. Rest in peace Duck.

Rest in peace long-time friend from Hardin Park and St Aug in New Orleans; my condolences to Robert and the family.
Jules McClain (New Roads,LA)

May God bless you cousin and your family in this time of sorrow.
Edvige (Sorina) Fykes and Maurice Fykes