Bahnson Payne Newsome, aged 86, passed in San Antonio, TX on September 21, 2019. He was born on October 20, 1932 in Roanoke Rapids, NC. He was the son of Peter Obbie Newsome and Mary Ann (Freular) Newsome. He joined the US Air Force in 1952 and after serving as a Medic for 12 years he was honorably discharged from the military. While stationed
in San Antonio, TX he met and married the love of his life, Nelda Grace (Sattler) Newsome, who he was married to for 64 years. He was then hired by the US Post Office, where he then retired in 1966.
He is survived by his wife, his daughter Carolyn (Gaylord) Newman, his sons Paul (Darlene) Newsome, Stephen (Susan) Newsome, and Timothy Newsome, he had 9 grandchildren and 4
great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his 9 siblings. He enjoyed playing the guitar in the church and with friends. He also loved writing songs and poems and shared them with many retirement homes in the San Antonio area. He looked forward to volunteering at the Christian Service Center, a place where our military service members are able to fellowship with one another when visiting San Antonio. He took many road trips with his family across the country.
His family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Christian Service Center or a charity of your choice. The address for the Christian Service Center is P.O Box 2374 San Antonio, TX 78298.
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