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Walter Edward Newman II

September 17, 1929October 14, 2020

Walter Edward Newman II, 91, of Lexington, SC passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 14, 2020 and is now in the presence of his Lord and Savior.

Walter was born 1929 in Ocean Township, NJ to Walter and Viola Newman. He was the oldest of four children. Walter was a Paratrooper for the US Army, belonged to the 187th Airborne Rakkasan Regiment, and was a Korean War Veteran. Walter worked for A&P and Foodtown for a total of 50 years. After retirement, he was a School Bus Driver in Ocean Township, NJ and later in Lexington, SC. He was a member of Wayside Fire Company (NJ), Hamilton Fire Company/Fire Police (Neptune, NJ), American Legion Post 346 (Neptune, NJ), Calvary Chapel (Old Bridge, NJ and Lexington, SC). He loved woodworking, camping, football, fiddling in his yard and spending time with his friends and family.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Alan and first wife, Conchietta. He is survived by his devoted wife of 34 years, Barbara Newman; siblings, Joan (Jim) and Eunice; his loving children, Mary Lou (David) and Walter III (Susan); precious grandchildren, Jennifer (Jason), Jessica (Darren), Kelly, Colleen (Andrew), Charles, Madalyn and Walter IV; beloved great grandchildren, Layla, Austin, Taylyn, Kynlee and Greyson.

Walter is also survived by his stepchildren, Linda (Peter), Phillip (Rachel) and Cheryl (Alfredo); step grandchildren, Elijah, Valentina, Noah, Makayla, Braxton, Gabriella and Jacob.

Services

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, October 17, 2020

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Maura Morgan

October 16, 2020

The Morgan family sends their deepest condolences to the Newman family. Walter and Barbara were neighbors of ours in Persimmon Grove. He would see my late husband tinkering with cars and always stopped by to see him. He always had a smile for you. Our love and prayers are sent to Barbara and families, Maura, Chris and Stephanie

Jackie Renna

October 16, 2020

To Barbara and her family our deepest condolences. We will always remember the happy times camping together camping with Walter and you with the Coach & Four Group. Deepest sympathy Jackie & Bill

Rosie Woolley camoosa

October 16, 2020

Sending our sincere conferences from both my family and me. Walt worked with me And my mom Theresa in Foodtown in Wanamassa. He was always smiling and so happy go lucky! He was also a friend of my father Sid from school. Sending our thoughts and prayers, keep your memories close to heart ❤️

Jessica Kolk

October 15, 2020

There are no words to fully express the heartbreak of losing a grandparent. Yesterday my Poppop earned his angel wings and joined his loved ones in Heaven. To say he will be missed would be a true understatement! So many of my memories growing up include him. I was fortunate enough to be able to visit him and Barbara often when they moved to SC, have him at my wedding, and thankful to technology, we were able to video chat so he could "meet" Greyson and see/hear him. I am so thankful I was able to talk to him Tuesday morning (Mom said he moved a bit when he heard me 💕) and I am at peace that he is no longer suffering. I love you more than words can describe. I'll forever be your "Jessie".

FROM THE FAMILY
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