Roger “Jack” Newport, age 73 of Huntsville, TN went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 9, 2019. Born in Norma, TN on July 23, 1946, he was the son of the late Roy and Delphia (Day) Newport.
He was married to Bertha L. Douglas on July 27, 1966 whom preceded him in death on April 25, 2012. Mr. Newport retired from Copeland Corp. in Sidney, OH in July of 2009 after 43 years of dedicated service as a machine repairman.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Arlie, Dennis (Duce), Dallas (Bogie) and Ronald.
Jack is survived by his 4 children, Bertie Newport of Huntsville, TN, Sheila (Cory) Sherman of Oneida, TN, Renee Brisson (Gary Love) of Marysville, OH, Roger M. Newport, Jr. (Crystal Shaner) of Port Jefferson, OH; 2 brothers, Carl Newport of Norma, TN, James Newport of Pioneer, TN; 1 sister, Shelby (Tim) O’Neil of Calhoun, GA; 15 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 1 great, great grandchild; many special nieces and nephews; special friends, Lyhue Crowley and Dave and Vicki Guisinger; many other family members and friends.
Friends may visit with the Newport family on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 5 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 7 p.m. in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Carlie Duncan and Bro. Rhondy Mason officiating. Music will be provided by the Antioch Singers.
Committal service will be on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11 a.m. in the Douglas Cemetery in Oswego, TN.
West-Murley Funeral Home is serving the family of Roger “Jack” Newport.
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