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Leslie William “Bill” Newman, 68, Santee, Calif.

Leslie William “Bill” Newman, 68, Santee, Calif., passed away Friday, July 5, 2013 at his home.

He was born July 10, 1944 in Norfolk, Va., to Leslie W. and Almeda J. Newman. 

Survivors include his siblings, Jane Gore of Nashville, Gene Newman of San Diego, Calif., and Diane Schmidt of Plant City, Fla.; nephews Kevin Gore of Nashville and Bryan Gore (Wendi) of Columbus; niece, Karen Valenzuela; four great-nieces and nephews, River Boyce, Kaya, Sawyer, and Josslin Gore.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Josie Newman; and a niece, Kathy Giroux

Bill quit high school and joined the Navy to serve his county. When he completed his first tour of duty, he went back to finish high school and received his diploma. 

Bill was passionate about the Greyhound Rescue and Adoption Legion and donated countless hours to its causes. Bill was a car enthusiast, especially Volkswagen. It was not unusual to see an engine on his dining room table that he had torn down and put back together. 

Bill was retired but was employed part time as a driver for a local auto parts store.

  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road