William J. Newman, age 59, life-long resident of Mountain Brook, Alabama, passed away Tuesday evening, October 9, 2012. A graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, Mr. Newman was preceded in death by his parents, Col. William Jerome Newman and Mary Jean Reynolds Newman. Survivors include one sister, Donna D. Price (Shelton) of Thorsby, Alabama; one brother, Dr. Leon B. Newman (Brenda) of Salisbury, North Carolina; nephews, W. Morris Price (Robin) of Birmingham, Alabama and W. Andrew Newman of Salisbury; nieces, Vi Lynn Price of Thorsby, Jennifer N. Harris of Seattle, Washington, and Cathryne B. Clark of Salisbury; numerous cousins and other relatives in Texas; and many friends in Charleston, Black Mountain, North Carolina, and Birmingham who have been Mr. Newman’s life-long joy and support. Family and friends will gather for visitation and a light lunch from 12 noon until the 1 p.m. memorial service Saturday, October 13, 2012 at Ridout’s Southern Heritage Funeral Home in Pelham, Alabama. Everyone is encouraged to dress casually. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Canterbury United Methodist Church, 350 Overbrook Road, Mountain Brook, AL 35213. Tags: 1975

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