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Mr. Flay Newman, Jr.

Died: March 4, 2018

Flay Newman, Jr. age 85 of Hendersonville, died Sunday, March 4th, 2018 at Mission Hospital. He was born September 22nd, 1932 in Henderson County; a son of the late Flay Newman, Sr. and Evelyn Holbert Newman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one nephew, Jason Sweeney.

 

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Flay Newman, Jr. age 85 of Hendersonville, died Sunday, March 4th, 2018 at Mission Hospital. He was born September 22nd, 1932 in Henderson County; a son of the late Flay Newman, Sr. and Evelyn Holbert Newman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one nephew, Jason Sweeney.

 

A lifelong resident of Henderson County; Mr. Newman loved working on the Sawmill and hunting and fishing. He was a Godly Christian who loved his family more than anything else and a father who loved his children unconditionally. If you did wrong, he would tell you and never mention it again.

 

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Virginia Newman; two sons, Michael Newman and his wife, Pam and Gary Newman and his wife, Paula; two daughters, Kay Murphy and Cynthia Newman; seven grandchildren, Heath, Josh, Jacob, Alicia, Andrew, Ciara and Dakota; six great-grandchildren, Leah, Caitlyn, Jaxon, Victoria, Gabriel and Mika Rose; two sisters, Judy Sweeney and her husband, Chris and Barbara Ann Hennigar; and by numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and longtime family friend, Laura Swaringen.

 

His funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9th, 2018 in the Sanctuary of Fletcher First Baptist Church officiated by the Reverend Roy Waldroup and grandson Heath Newman. Burial will follow in Shepherd Memorial Park.

 

His family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the church.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Flay’s memory be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to the American Cancer Society, 930 A. Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.

 

 

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm

Fletcher First Baptist Church

5 Cane Creek Road
Fletcher, NO 28732

Service Information

Date: Friday, March 9, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm

Fletcher First Baptist Church

5 Cane Creek Road
Fletcher, NO 28732

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, March 9, 2018

Shepherd Memorial Park

5045 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791

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