Cumberland Times-News


July 17, 2014

ROY E. NEWCOMER [Grantsville]

— GRANTSVILLE — Roy Eldon Newcomer, 74, of Grantsville, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville.

Born July 16, 1939, in Hays, Kan., he was the son of the late Ralph Wallace and Lela Rose (Eno) Newcomer. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Mary I. (Adam) Earley Newcomer.

Mr. Newcomer was an equipment operator for the Kansas Department of Transportation and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Springs Mennonite Church and a volunteer for oncology patients at WMHS.

He is survived by his wife, Clara I. (Mimna) Mason-Newcomer; two sons, Rick (Darla) Easter, Joplin, Mo., Ralph (Melissa) Easter, Warsaw, Mo.; two daughters, Rhonda Hornberger, Olathe, Kan., Rocelle (Bill) Schroder, Buffalo, Mo.; two step-sons, Jeffrey T. Earley, Pittsburgh, Michael (Julie) Mason, Seaford, Va.; four step-daughters, Beth Ann Fife, Venetia, Pa., Bonnie June Friend, Allerton, Iowa, Christina (Ron) Brenneman, Grantsville, Marcie (Randy) Brenneman, Accident; one brother, Glenn (Carol) Newcomer, Ft. Scott, Kan.; one sister, Janice (Dale) Hudson, Lindsborg, Kan.; nine grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Monday, July 21, 2014, from 2 to 6 p.m.

Services will be conducted in the Springs Mennonite Church on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Eric Haglund officiating. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the services.

Interment will be in the Glade Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the American Cancer Society or the Mennonite Disaster Service.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

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