Ronald Newsome, age 77, of Jackson, passed away Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 at his residence. He was born Dec. 27, 1939 in Pikeville, Kentucky, to the late Harmon and Alfie (Dameron) Newsome. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter, Malinda Newsome McIntosh; son, Gregory Newsome; brothers, Conley and Denver Newsome; and sisters, Ilene Williams and Barbara Sue Fisher.
Ronald is survived by his wife of 60 years, Patsy (Kiser) Newsome; children, Kathy Webb, Keith (Alice) Newsome, Lisa Newsome and Laura (Kenneth) Elder, all of Jackson; brothers, Bennett (Judy) Newsome of South Webster, Ohio and Dennis (Sue) Newsome of Jackson, Michigan; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He enjoyed being a truck driver and an amateur hand radio operator.
Friends will be received at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home Saturday, Aug. 12, from 1 to 3 p.m. and funeral service will immediately follow at 3 p.m. with Elder Raymond Schaar officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Heartland Hospice, 404 East Huron St., Jackson, OH 45640. Condolences may be sent to www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com