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Edgar B. Newnam 1947 - 2012
Edgar B. Newnam
Edgar B. Newnam

Edgar B. Newnam died Sunday, January 22, 2012, at his home in Camp Verde, AZ, at the age of 64.

He was born December 1, 1947, in Poteau, OK the son of Edgar L. and Lola F. (Carter) Newnam.

Edgar worked as a painter of Naval Ships at National Steel. He was a man of many trades, painting homes, mechanic and also was a tow truck driver. Edgar enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling.

He also loved a good Loius L’Amour book and playing the guitar.

Edgar is survived by his wife Gail Newnam, children; Randy (Tiffany) Johnson, Cherish Newnam, Bobbie (Jeremy) Wolfe, Shawna (Donnie) Gariss, and William L. (Melissa) Fretz, siblings; Jo Smallwood, Georgie Reese, Ruby Conley, Norma Sparks, Sharon Teixeira, Brenda Cortney, and Carrie Stone. Survivors also include his 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Edgar was preceded in death by his sister Jean Hooper, and parents.

Celebration of Edgars life will be 1pm Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Parkside Community Church 401 Camp Lincoln Road, Camp Verde. Bueler Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Information provided by survivors.

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Posted: Monday, February 20, 2012
Article comment by: LaRee Glasgow

I will miss this most gentle man.

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