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Steve Allen Newman

April 17, 1957 — March 22, 2023


Steve Allen Newman

Steve Allen Newman, 65, of Diana passed away unexpectedly on March 22, 2023.  He was born on April 17, 1957 in Gilmer, Texas to Troy Lee & Dorothy Newman.

Steve was a man of integrity who was a kind, caring, loving husband, father and pawpaw and a friend to many.

Steve loved riding motorcycles, hunting, fishing, and spending time with family & friends. He enjoyed going to auctions and he loved going to watch his granddaughter Payton race. He was a welder by trade who could build anything and a collector of many things.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 28 years Susan; daughters, Lee Ann Dowdy and husband Jason, Shawn St. Andre and fiancé Max, Brandy Van Schoyck and husband Scotty; grandchildren, Payton, Taylor, Dustin, Ryleigh, Emily, Bayleigh, Coen,& Logan Hines and wife Kayci; great-granddaughter, Kensley Grace; nieces, Amy Naylor & Stephanie Dacus and Andrea Vines and husband Cory; great-nephews, Christopher Snelson and wife Haley, Micha Sessom and wife Sheyenne and Alexandra Sessom; dear friend, Mitzie Scroggs and many close friends and relatives.

Preceding him were his parents, Troy Lee and Dorothy Newman; sister, Glenda Naylor; brother, David Newman and his grandparents, Oscar Newman and Ruby Newman.

Funeral services for Steve will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 10:00 am at the Morton Baptist Church in Diana.  A visitation will be held Tuesday evening, March 28 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Diana.  Cremation will take place after the services.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2023

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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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