May 31, 1936 - February 20, 2022
JC, age 85, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 20, 2022. He was a resident of Denham Springs, LA. JC was an extremely hard worker and to this day was operating heavy equipment. He was the owner/operator of Diamond N Truck & Equipment LLC and absolutely loved his work. JC was most happy running machines and working outside. He adored his family and took the title of Paw Paw very seriously. JC was a lifelong member of Colyell Baptist Church which is where he met and married the love of his life. Together they built a beautiful family, successful business, and created a lifetime of wonderful memories. JC left his family with more love than most get in a lifetime and will be forever missed. JC is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Lila Newsom; daughter, Liz Newsom (Brian Walls); sons, Jeff Newsom (Tonya), Jamie Newsom (Rene); honorary son, Alec D. Pirie; grandchildren, Cherie Burks, Anna Walls, Dakota Newsom, Regan Newsom, Dalton Newsom, Lehel Biro; great-grandchildren, Victoria Carradine, Gabriella “GG” Biro, James Landry, and Peyton Burks; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Frances Newsom; sisters, Evelyn Bloomquist, Norma Harrell, Edwina Thomas, Jerri Edwards; bother, Eddie Newsom; and nephew, Ben Harrell. Pallbearers will be Alec D. Pirie, Dalton Newsom, Tommy Terrell, Bruce Pirie, Dakota Newsom, Thomas Pirie with honorary pallbearers, Adam Averett and Joey Averett. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a visitation at Colyell Baptist Church on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Bro. Paul Taylor will officiate with interment to follow in the church cemetery.
JC, age 85, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 20, 2022. He was a resident of Denham Springs, LA. JC was an extremely hard worker and to this day was operating heavy equipment. He was the owner/operator of Diamond N Truck & Equipment... View Obituary & Service Information
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