SIKESTON — James “J.D.” Newman, 81, died Nov. 6, 2019, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Aug. 22, 1938, in Morrilton, Ark., he was the son of the late James and Bessie Thomas Newman.
On Jan. 18, 1991, in Bertrand, he married Patricia Eakins, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons and one daughter-in-law, Odis Newman of Archer City, Texas, and Christopher and Lynn Carlisle of Hillsboro; two daughters and one son-in-law, Susan Leggitt of Houston, Ark., and Susan and Brian Cooper of Sikeston one brother, Johnnie Newman of Arkansas; and seven grandchildren and numerous great -grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, David Newman; and one granddaughter.
A memorial service is planned for a later date.
Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be shared at www.nunneleefuneralchapel.com.