John Henry Newsom


John Henry Newsom, 90, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m. in the chapel at Fredericksburg Funeral Home with the Reverends George Watt and William Carlson officiating.

Newsom was born April 2, 1923, in Muse, Okla., the son of Sim Newsom and Rose Rayburn Newsom. He married Joyce Gibson who survives.

He was a retired mechanic as well as a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran, having served during World War II.

In addition to his wife, Newsom is survived by one son, one daughter and spouses, including Jimmy and Margie Newsom of New Braunfels, and Connie and David Whiting of Fredericksburg, and one grandson.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Luke Whiting.

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the charity of choice.

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