June 19, 1938 - Feb. 3, 2007
WILLARD Doyle E. "Zeke" Newman, 68, of Willard, died Saturday at Woodland Nursing Home in Mansfield.
He was born June 19, 1938 in Willard to the late Doyle and Florence (Seiple) Newman and had been a resident of Willard all of his life until moving to Crestline in 2002.
He graduated from Willard High School. He retired from R.R. Donnelley as a customer service representative. He was a member of the Willard Elks and the Willard Country Club. He was a huge fan of the Willard Flashes. He loved to fish, hunt, golf and play cards with his friends.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Linda Newman of Willard; daughters and a son-in-law, Jeanne and Bob Snipes of Crestline, Sharon Heydinger of Kenton and Shelley Wallace of Kenton; 15 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; a sister, Crystal Rita of Shelby; and brothers, Lynn Newman of Harrisonburg, Va. and David Newman of Willard.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Constance J. Newman, on Sept. 23, 2000; and a son-in-law, Brian Heydinger.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Secor Funeral Home in Willard, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Stanley S. Szybka will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the American Diabetes Association.