William D. Newsome

September 14, 1945 ~ October 27, 2020 (age 75)

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William D. Newsome, 75, of Dingess, WV, departed this life on October 27, 2020 at Cabell Huntington Hospital.

He was born September 14, 1945 in Myrtle, WV, the son of the late Grover Dillon and Rebecca Newsome Dillon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, John Marcum, brothers, Terry and JC Dillon and his in-laws, Acie and Annie Marcum.

William enjoyed Bluegrass gospel music, hunting and digging ginseng.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Birdie Newsome; four daughters, Patty (Josh) Marcum, Molly Newsome, Megan Newsome and Morgan Newsome; sons, Billy (Mary) Newsome, Acie Newsome and James Acie Newsome; one sister, Sandra (Bill) Bush; one brother, Larry (Pat) Dillon; five grandchildren, Sydney Marcum, Summer Conley, Kylie Conley, Kayle Hopper and Marlena Kirk; and one great-grandchild, Johana Kirk.

Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, October 31, 2020 at the Mt. Hope Freewill Baptist Church at Dingess with Darrell Newsome and David McCloud officiating. Burial will follow at Sturgell Cemetery, Laurel Park Road, Lenore, WV.

Visitation will be on Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at the church.

Pallbearers will be Tyler Blackburn, Josh Vance, Brad Dillon, AJ Brewer, and Zac McDonald.

Honorary pallbearer will be Wayne McDonald.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Freeman Funeral Home to help with the arrangements.

Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, WV is in charge of the arrangements.

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October 31, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Mt. Hope Freewill Baptist Church, Dingess

Funeral Service
October 31, 2020

1:00 PM
Mt. Hope Freewill Baptist Church, Dingess

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