Stephen Bruce Newman, age 62, of Barker Lane West in Berea, passed away Wednesday morning at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Stephen was born in Madison County to the late David Grant and Ruby Lee Newman.
He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and retiree of Sherwin Williams. He belonged to the American Legion and was a Kentucky Colonel.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three sisters, Linda Bookout, Phyllis Tripp and Donna VanWinkle.
He is survived by his wife Sharon Newman; two daughters, Renee Newman Tucker and her husband David, Stephanie Newman Smith and her husband Adam; his siblings, David Newman, Delbert (Lisa) Newman, Ronnie Newman, Jerry (Gina) Newman, Vivian King, Norma (Ralph) Jackson, and Terri (Wayne) Anglin; five grandchildren, Kennedy Reynolds, Logan Tucker, Austin Smith, Cadence Reynolds, and Kaylie Tucker; and his constant companion, his dog B.J.
Funeral services will be 1pm, Friday, December 7, 2018 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea. Burial with military honors will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday from 10am-1pm at the funeral home.