Obituary of Bill Newingham
Bill Arthur Newingham, age 82 of Patterson, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Boyd Memorial Hospital in Carrollton. He was born March 8, 1935 in Hillview, the son of Joe and Mildred Henson Newingham. He married Elaine Hayes August 24, 1957 at Corinth, Mississippi and she survives. He is also survived by a daughter, Kathy Staats of White Hall, two sons, William A. Newingham and James Newingham, both of Patterson. There are nine grandchildren; Landon, Corey, Kinsey, Matthew, and Joshua Newingham, and Kaitlyn, Blake, Devin, and Taylor Dean, and three great grandchildren.
He has five sisters; Jeannie VanMeter, Margaret Jones, Judy Alexander, Elaine Badgent and Patsy Hendy and two brothers, Teddy Newingham and Freddy Newingham. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Jack Newingham, a sister Stella Lawson, and two brothers in infancy.
Bill served in the U.S. Army from 1958 until 1960, stationed in Germany. He worked for many years at Affiliated Laboratories in White Hall. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and loved watching his grandchildren play sports. He especially loved spending time with his family. He was a member of Sandridge Baptist Church near Winchester. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 28, at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall with burial in Pine Tree Cemetery at Patterson. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Sandridge Baptist Church. Condolences may be left on-line at www.airsman-hires.com.