Mr. Larry O. Newsome



Roanoke Rapids, NC

Mr. Larry Otto Newsome was born on November 5, 1950 in Northampton County, North Carolina to the late Henry C. Newsome and Clorine Johnson Newsome. He departed this earth on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Larry joined Zion Hill Baptist Church in Seaboard, North Carolina. He joined the Army at an early age where he completed his education and received Certification as a Diesel Mechanic. His love for cars lasted a lifetime. He worked as a mechanic and was an OTR Truck Driver for many years.

Those left to reflect upon his fond memories are: his wife, Pamela Newsome of Seaboard, NC; five children; Sabrina Newsome, Tonya James of Raleigh, NC, Jermaine Newsome of Raleigh, NC, Latisha Newsome Lynch (John) of Conway, NC, and Rodney Newsome of Rich Square, NC; one sister, Brenda Newsome of Roanoke Rapids, NC; three brothers, James R. Newsome of Enfield, NC, John Newsome of Middlesex, NC, and William Newsome of Murfreesboro, NC. He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren and many, many friends.

Private service arrangements were handled by H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 520 Smith Church Road in Roanoke Rapids, NC.

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