Donnie Steve Newman, age 66, of Dallas, GA passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at his home in the care of Heartland Hospice. He was born on January 3, 1954 in Villa Rica, GA. He was a member of First Baptist Church Villa Rica, GA. He worked as a lineman for Georgia Power for more than 41 years.
Mr. Newman is survived by his wife of 37 years, Terry Bearden Newman, and his children; Kayla Anderson of Dallas, GA, Brandon Chase Newman of Dallas, GA, Steven Ryan Newman of Temple GA, Curtis Paul (Salena) Newman of Temple, GA; sisters-in-law Tammy Bearden of Eaton, GA, Pam Alford of Eaton, GA, and Tonya (Michael) Strickland of Bremen, GA; grandchildren Colton Ryder Anderson, Kimber Marie Anderson, Hadley Newman Baxter, Caitlyn Elaine Newman, Brandon Curtis Newman and nephews Brody Strickland and Carson Strickland.
Mr. Newman was preceded in death by his parents Paul Franklin and Elsie Marie Bowen Newman.
Donnie Loved his family more than life itself. He enjoyed taking rides with his dog Tuxie. He was happiest outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and camping. Some of the best years of his life were coaching and watching his children play sports. He was proud to be a working man and Jack of All Trades. He always fixed everything the family broke. GO JACKETS!
The family will receive friends at the funeral home for visitation Sunday January 26, 2020 from 4:00 PM until time of service. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday January 26, 2020, at 5:00 PM in the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home with a graveside service at Hillcrest Cemetery on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, GA, is in charge of arrangements.
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