J.T. Newman, Jr.

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J.T. Newman, Jr., 79, of Waco, formerly of Austin, passed away Sunday, February 1, 2015.

Visitation and Viewing: 1 to 3PM Friday, February 6 at Lake Shore Funeral Home.

J.T. was born April 18, 1935 in Brownwood, TX to J.T. and Fannie (Allman) Newman. He graduated from the Texas School for the Deaf in 1955. He married Rosetta Stultz on December 23, 1964. J.T. worked as a printer for the Texas Rail Road Commission for 29 years. He loved football, especially the Texas Longhorns. J.T. was an avid outdoorsman, often barbecuing, camping and fishing.

J.T. was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Rosetta; his parents; and brother, Michael Davis Ashabranner.

He is survived by his daughter, Jackie L. Hilmers; granddaughter Desirae R. Hilmers; and great-grandson Matthias J. Bettinger.

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr, Waco 76708, United States (US) - Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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Condolence Messages

  1. Renate and Zach Mack

    Jackie and Desirae, I’m sorry to see that your dad passed away. He was a great man and I know he will be missed. Please know that you are in my thoughts. Love ya.. Hugs.

  2. We are so sorry to hear the sad news. May he rest in peace.

  3. Esther Derington


    I am so sorry for your loss. May God give you strength and comfort for the days ahead.

  4. barbara jatzlau-ainsworth

    i ams orry for your lossing lovely daddy. god give you to be strong strength and comfort everyday. no more fight and sickness.. he rejoined with his wife and family. pray for you and family. hug

  5. My Jackie and Desirae,

    I’m very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are going out to you and your family….God bless u all!!! Love u,
    Deborah Chapa \m/,

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