Davey Newcomer

Saturday, April 8, 2006

BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Davey Lee Newcomer, 71, of Bloomfield died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at Beverly Healthcare.

He was born Feb. 25, 1935, in East Prairie, Mo., son of James Louis and Carrie Bond Newcomer. He and Wanda Mae White were married in 1952. She died in 1991. He and Novella Linville were married Oct. 2, 1999, at Dexter, Mo.

Newcomer lived most of his life in Chaffee, Mo., with the last two years at Bloomfield. He was a member of St. Joe General Baptist Church at Idalia, Mo.

He served in the National Guard from 1951 to 1959.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Randy Newcomer of Broken Arrow, Okla.; a daughter, Robyn Hindman of Chaffee; two stepsons, James Razer of Bloomfield, Leland Razer of Risco, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Diana Hanner of Valier, Ill.; two brothers, Eugene "Butch" Newcomer of Jackson, Darroyl Newcomer of Hudson, Wis.; a sister, Melba Linville of Woodriver, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter and a brother.

Friends may call at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Dan Sitze officiating. Burial will be in Union Park Cemetery at Chaffee.