Mr . Newm an died Wednes- day, Aug. 28, at Richards Memorial Hospital.
He wa s a former Rockdale resident and resided at Cedar Creek Lake in Gun Barrel City.
Mr. Newman was born July 21, 1940, outside Birmingham, Alabama, to James Cecil Newman and Mary Willie Lee.
He married Evalea Alma Formby on Sept. 6, 1969, in Arlington.
Mr. Newman worked as a glazier.
He was preceded in death by his wife on Sept. 15, 1998.
Survivors are two daughters, Brenda Lee Newman and Donna Marie Courtney of Rockdale; a sister, Janet Fay Calderon of Ventura, California; two grandchildren, Christena Marie Schneebeli and Anna Marie White; a great- granddaughter, Aleenia Marie White; by marriage, two daughters, Jan Waldmuller and Terry Lowery of Wichita Falls, grandsons Mike Lovell, Jeff and Stuart Waldmuller and granddaughter Lacey; also five great-grandsons.