Newman, Joe Roy (Dunlap)

Friday, October 6, 2017

Joe Roy Newman, 84, of Dunlap, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. He was a Veteran of the Korean War and served in many local offices including Sequatchie County Rescue Squad, Sequatchie County Commission, Sequatchie County Sheriff, Sequatchie County Fire Chief and on the Sequatchie County Ambulance Service. He owned Roy Newman's Auto and Salvage.

Survivors include his wife of sixty-six years, Estle Sims Newman; seven children, Joyce Newman, Michael (MaryAnn) Newman, Connie (Steve) Johnson, Barry Newman, Keith (Sheri) Newman, Robert Paul (Andrea) Newman, and Tracy Newman; grandchildren, Mitzy Boston, Courtney Skyles, Justin (Melissa) Johnson, Matthew Ewton, Dillon Ewton, and Skyler Newman; great-grandchildren, Amber (Darryl), Pursley, Cheylyn Boston, Cassius Ewton, and Caroline Johnson; one great-great-grandchild, Kylie Ann Pursley.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. CDT Sunday Oct. 8 with Bro. Dan Rains and Bro. Jeff Smith officiating.  Burial will follow in Cordell Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.



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