Everette “Chic” Newman age 90 of Wilmington passed away Friday, December 23, 2016.
He was born in Columbus County, NC on July 8, 1926. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Cliff Newman and Stella Newsome Newman, and by his wife of 60 years Hilda in 2009.
Everette was a faithful member of Long Leaf Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He was a proud WW II veteran in the US Army and was retired from Babcock and Wilcox. He loved his church family and enjoyed golfing.
He is survived by his sons, Everette Newman II and wife Nancy, Ronnie Newman and Fiancé Rosemary Taylor, and James Newman and wife Annette; sister, Eva Thurmond; grandchildren, Megan, Tristan, Logan, Mindy, and Chris; great grandchildren, Zane, Oden, Lillian and Elizabeth.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Long Leaf Baptist Church where the family will see friends from 10 a.m. until the service time. Rev. Clayton Rivenbark will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Memorial gifts may be made to Long Leaf Baptist Church.
Share memories and condolences with the family by clicking on the”Condolence” tab.
Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st St., Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.