Robert Eugene Newman age 82 of Wilburn, Arkansas passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Baptist Heath Medical Center In Heber Springs. He was born December 3, 1939 in Heber Springs to the late Barney Newman and Ethel Kennup Newman. He was of the Baptist faith. He was employed as a farm worker most of this life.
Mr. Newman loved fishing, playing horseshoes and watching westerns on television. He dearly loved his family and especially his grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Robert Dale Newman.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Irene Miller Newman whom he married in 1961; three sons, Carlos Newman of Heber Springs, Arkansas, John Newman and Gerald Newman (Tracy) both of Wilburn, Arkansas; one brother, Mack Newman (Jean) of Little Rock, Arkansas; three sisters, Jean Hazelwood of Heber Springs, Arkansas, Betty Harris of Wilburn, Arkansas and Marybale Strickland (Hank) of Little Rock, Arkansas; nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and many friends.
A Visitation will be held 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Friday, December 11th, 2020 at Heber Springs Funeral Home with the Cremation Memorial Service scheduled immediately following the visitation at 2:00 pm. Brother Terry Mote will officiate.
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