James David Newman, age 68 of Leland passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
David was born in Huntington, WV on August 27, 1950 to James Ronald Newman and Mary Jane Kelley Newman. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Sharon Lynn Browning.
David was a professional home painter for many years until his retirement. He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing, being on the beach. He was a NASCAR fan and enjoyed watching races and old movies on television.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry G. Newman; four children, Rick Nelson, Melissa Kendall, Michael Kendall, and Tera Groff; grandchildren, Sabra Jane Nelson, Taylor Rayne Newman Martinez, Emily Nicole Nelson, Greyson Cole Newman, Vincent James Nelson, Reagan Olivia Newman Groff, Kian Michael Groff, Kelly Nicole Workman, Benjamin Clark, and Blake Nelson Victor Groff.
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