Funeral Service for Raymond Mack Newsome, age 87, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Bro. Johnny Wheat officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Greenview Cemetery with David Newsome, Johnathan Newsome, Paul Malone, Brad Malone, Lance Singleton and Heath Singleton serving as pallbearers and Anthony Newsome serving as Honorary Pallbearer. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 P.M. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mr. Newsome passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Autumn Leaves, Rockwall, TX.
Raymond Mack was born on June 4, 1931 in Liberty, Hopkins County, Texas to Vester and Inez Newsom. He married Betty Carole Davis in Dallas, Texas on October 11, 1953; she preceded him in death. Raymond served both in Germany and France with the Air Force. He was a truck driver by trade and a member of the Teamsters Union for 50 years. Raymond was also a member of the Hopkins County American Legion and Lake Highlands Baptist Church.
He is survived by his children, Debra Mays of Pine Forest, Andy Newsome and wife, Beryl, of Pleasant Grove, Gina Oliver of Sulphur Springs, Cathy Singleton and husband, Roy, of Sulphur Springs; 11 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren; brother, William Jack Newsom and wife, Dorothy, of Winnsboro.
Raymond was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
Memorial requests can be made to Greenview Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 1504, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75483.
Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home