WARRENTON, Ga. - Mr. Carl Davis Newsome., 68, entered into rest May 1, 2008, at University Hospital.
Mr. Newsome was the beloved husband of 44 years to Carolyn C. Newsome, son of the late, Fred E. Newsome and Mary Lou Smith Newsome.
He survived by his children, Cheryl and Dick Williams, Carl Newsome Jr., and Melissa and Simon DiMaggio; three sisters, Louise Norris, Betty McDonald and Dorothy (Jake) Akins; and grandchildren, Kyle and Cody Ewest, Zoe and Simon DiMaggio, and Todd Williams; and his beloved pets, Scooter, Bandy, Buddy and Lucy.
Mr. Newsome is preceded in death by his brothers, Fred Newsome, Jr., Morgan Newsome, Roy Newsome and Mack Newsome.
Mr. Newsome was a member of Mesena United Methodist Church, retired truck driver for Bowman Trucking Co. He also served our country in U.S. Navy.
Funeral service was held Sunday May 4, 2008, at 3 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ed Chance and Rev. Peter Strals officiating. Burial was at Jefferson Memorial Garden Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Benji Cranford, Carey Cranford, Eddie Newsome, Roy Newsome, James Newsome, Billy Newsome, Jason Cash and Chase Braswell.
Honorary pallbearers were Warren Hart, Rudy McCorkle, J.C. Jones, Charles Chalker, Larry Forrester and Luke Wood.
If so desired, contributions may be made to the Pallaitive Care Unit, University Health foundation 2100 Central Ave. Augusta Ga. 30904 ear mark for family care suite.