Harry Newman

Harry "H.V." Newman

1925 - 2014

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Obituary of Harry Newman

Harry "H.V." Newman, 88, of Beardstown, died Monday, March 24, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

He was born April 14, 1925 in Griggsville, the son of Welcome and Nora Brown Newman. He married Rose Daniel on November 2, 1947 in Griggsville and she survives.

He is also survived by one son, Daniel Lynn (Martha) Newman of Brookfield, MO; one grandson, Brian Lynn (Kathy) Newman of Beardstown; four great-granddaughters, Abby, Brea, Emma and Sara Newman; one brother, Donald "Bud" (Dorothy) Newman of Pittsfield; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one grandson, Daniel Vincent Newman; and two brothers and four sisters.

Mr. Newman was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during WW II in the Invasion of Normandy. He worked for CIPS for 28 years, retiring as a substation foreman. H.V. was a member of Elks Lodge #1007 in Beardstown.

A graveside memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Griggsville City Cemetery. There will be no formal visitation. Memorials are suggested to Elks-Children's Care Corp. or Griggsville Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.airsman-hires.com. Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown is in charge of the arrangements.


Service Information

2:00 pm
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Griggsville City Cemetery
North Oak St.,
Griggsville, Illinois, United States