Funeral Services for Mr. Troy Lee Newman, age 90, of Harleton, TX will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Morton Baptist Church under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Bro. Mike Brittain and Bro. Craig Evers will be officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, June 12, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Sullivan Funeral Home.
Troy Lee Newman was born December 15, 1929 in James, TX to Oscar Lee Newman and Ruby Hatfield Newman. He passed from this life into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 8, 2020 in Longview, TX.
After finishing school, Mr. Troy Lee Newman would go on to join the Army National Guard, where he would proudly serve his country for 21 years. It was in this time that Troy Lee married Dorothy Wanda Strong on February, 16 1951. Mr. Newman worked for LeTourneau Industries in the paint shop and retired in 1993 after 42 years of service. Troy Lee was a faithful member of Morton Baptist Church and a member of Woodmen of the World. He was very laid back and easy going, Mr. Newman never met a stranger. He made the best home-made ice cream. Troy Lee loved going to antique shops and auctions. He enjoyed going to the seniors dance in Hallsville, TX.
Troy Lee Newman was preceded in death by his loving wife of 58 years; his daughter, Glenda Newman Naylor; his son, David Newman, his parents; and his brothers, Floyd Newman, and Lloyd Newman. He is survived by his son, Steve Newman and wife Susan; his grandchildren; Amy Naylor (Stephanie), Lee Ann Newman Dowdy (Jason), Andrea Naylor Vines (Corey), Shawn St. Andre (Max), Brandy VanSchoyck (Scotty); his great grandchildren, Alex Sessom (Austin), Micah Sessom (Shyenne) Payton Dowdy, Bayleigh Larkins, Ryleigh Larkins, Taylor Irving (Kaleb), Emily Murrell (Caleb), Logan Hines (Kayci), Coen VanSchoyck, Dustin VanSchoyck (Cheyenne), Christopher Snelson (Haley), Carter Walls, and all of his heaping bunch of stinkers; and numerous relatives, friends and loved ones. Mr. Troy Lee Newman is much loved and will be deeply missed.
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