Bobby Newman
December 28, 1934  -  November 16, 2008

Bobby Newman


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SteedTodd Funeral Home
800 E. Manana
Clovis, NM  88101
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
6:00 8:00 PM
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Funeral
16th Pile Church of Christ
1521 Pile
Clovis, NM  88101
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
10:00 a.m.
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Graveside
Fairlawn Cemetery
1800 N. Washington
Elk City, OK  73644
Thursday, November 20, 2008
11:00 a.m.
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Fosters Home for Children
P. O. .Box 978
Stephenville, TX  76401


Bobby Newman was born December 28, 1934 in Beckham County, Oklahoma and passed away November 16, 2008 in Clovis, NM.

Bobby loved his family. He is survived by his wife Tommie Newman of the home, his son Monty and wife Vicki Newman of Hobbs, NM, daughter Mickey and husband Michael Elrod of Red Oak, TX, Grandsons Ryan and Kayna Newman, Regan Newman, Caleb and Genevieve Elrod, Noah and Tracee Elrod; his pride and joy great granddaughter Abigail Newman and sister, Jean Storts of Del Rio, Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marlene Newman and his parents, Bernard Ethel Newman

Hes also survived by Tommies family Mark and Rhoda Reeves, Josh and Zach Reeves, Wade and Laura Reeves and Richard Greenwood.

Honorary pall bearers are Ryan Newman, Regan Newman, Caleb Elrod, Noah Elrod, Wayne Burch, Kent Carruthers and Romardo Lopez

Last but not least he is survived by his highly prized coffee buddies at Bills and Roden Smith.

In life Bobby cherished a strong work ethic, loyalty and honesty. He lived by his Christian principles and served as a Deacon in the Church of Christ. His love for country and community was great as evidenced by his involvement in civic and political affairs. He served on numerous planning commissions, served on the Clovis Community College Board of Trustees and was instrumental in the realization of the Clovis Civic Center.

Bobbys memory will be cherished by all who knew him.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 16th Pile Church of Christ in Clovis with Michael Elrod officiating. Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 20, 2008, at Fairlawn Cemetery in Elk City, Oklahoma.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at Steed-Todd Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home, 800 E. Manana, Clovis, New Mexico 88101, www.steedtodd.com, 575-763-5541. Arrangements in Oklahoma are by Martin Funeral Home, 600 W. Country Club, Elk City, Oklahoma, 73644, 580-225-1111.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Fosters Home for Children, PO Box 978, Stephenville, TX 76401, www.fostershome.org.

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  1. Rhonda Gilbert
    Red Oak, TX

    I am sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. May God Bless and watch over you.

    Love,
    Rhonda

  2. Cindy Belote
    Red Oak, TX

    Dear Mickey and Family,
    Although I never met your father, I know he was an amazing man. A daughter as special as you just doesnt happen by accident Throw in your fine choice of husband, two handsome sons plus their beautiful wives and you know he was proud and pleased. What a wonderful legacy he left us in YOU
    Love you lots,
    Cindy Belote and Family

  3. Karen Lopez
    Clovis, NM

    Tommie,
    I am sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. David and Heather Morgan
    , TX

    Dear Mickey and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    With Love,
    David and Heather

  5. Rolando Angelina Meza
    Clovis, NM

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  6. Melanie Dixon
    Waxahachie, TX

    Mickey,
    Your father was such wonderful man of God and family. I know he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. I know you are resting in the knowledge that he has joined other family members in our wonderful Heavenly home. My thougths and prayers are with you and your precious family.

  7. Jerry Byrd
    Clovis, NM

    Tommie, I am so sorry for your loss. May god bless you and your family in this time of need.

  8. Paul Campbell
    Midlothian, TX

    Mickey, May God bless you and your family during this difficult time. I will be thinking of you. Paul Campbell

  9. lana marzolino
    Corinth, TX

    Tommie and all the family, we have been thinking of you all. We ask for God to be with you and give you peace. Love you, Phil and Lana Marzolino

  10. Mike and Donna Little kids
    Midlothian, TX

    Your family is in our prayers. We love you

  11. Pat Steve Hyre
    Clovis, NM

    Tommie,
    We are so sorry for your loss. It was too early to lose him. You are in our thoughts and we wish the best for you.

    Love,
    Pat

  12. Paul Vonderlin
    Clovis, NM

    Tommie,
    You have my deepest condolences on your loss. Your husband was a great man that achieved many things in his lifetime. You both will be in my prayers.

  13. Mary Blake
    Clovis, NM

    Tommie and family...I am so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man and touched so many lives. Our prayers are with you all.

    Although its difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,
    May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.

  14. Brad Karen Sarah Ryan Hawkins
    hobbs, NM

    The pie and coffee table in heaven has been waiting... and after all the hugs, kisses, and tears you know the laughter has started and has only gotten louder I know they are looking forward to when we all can be together rejoicing We love you all and we are praying for you all too.

  15. Tina North
    Ovilla, TX

    Mickey, Michael, Family,

    I am very sorry for the loss in your family. I know Mr. Newman was a wonderful man by the stories Mickey shared with us. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Please remember this saying that has helped my family through loss:
    Whenever I miss you, I just look in my heart and there you are.

    Love,
    Tina North

  16. Mary Mau
    Red Oak, TX

    Dear Mickey, Michael, Noah, Caleb, Genevieve, and Tracee,

    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

    Love,
    Mary

  17. The Stanford Family
    Red Oak, TX

    Mickey,
    Even though we never had the privelege of knowing your daddy, we see his legacy living on in you and your family. His hard work, determination and christian spirit shine through you. What a joy to know he is healthy in Heaven visiting with your mom and Jesus.
    We love you and are praying for you,
    The Stanford Family

  18. Dawn Bird
    Ovilla, TX

    Mickey
    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  19. Shondra Jones
    Red Oak, TX

    Mickey,
    You and your family are in my prayers. Please know that I am here whenever you need me.
    Love Always,
    Shondra

  20. Paula Barnes
    Red Oak, TX

    Mickey,
    I have you in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry about the loss of your dad. He was a great man, and I know you loved him dearly. He will be missed, but his legacy continues to live through you and your precious family. You are a testament of his blessed life. May God be with you during this time.

  21. Cynthia Parnell
    Red Oak, TX

    Mickey, Michael, and family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God give you comfort and strength during this difficult time.

  22. Erik and Jill Markham
    Waxahachie, TX

    Mickey,
    We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your precious dad.
    He was such a wonderful part of your life. We are praying for comfort and strength for you and your family.
    Love,
    Erika and Jill

  23. Brittni
    Red Oak, TX

    Mickey,
    You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers during this very tough time. We love you all and you know if there is anything we can do for you, please let us know

  24. Kim Murphy
    Red Oak, TX

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  25. Gina Henderson
    Cedar Hill, TX

    Mickey and family,
    We at Shields are so very sorry for the loss of your beloved father. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
    Gina Henderson

  26. Shirley Veltman
    Red Oak, TX

    Mickey,

    You all are in our thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry that we cannot be closer to you in this time of sorrow but you know that your school family surrounds you with love.

  27. Donna Johnny Knight
    red Oak, TX

    Mickey,
    Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this time. We wish we could be there with you but know that our thoughts are. We love you and your family and are here when you need us.
    We know that your dad has joined our other angels and will be looking over us.

  28. Kerri Bailey
    Red Oak, TX

    Mickey Michael and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking about you and praying for the entire family.

  29. Nalton Jennie Jannise
    Red Oak, TX

    Bobby

    We know your are with the Lord now and you are celebrating a new life. Just know that you will be missed but glad you are where you are now...

  30. Gary Brenda Bene
    Red Oak, TX

    Our heart is with all of you in this sad time in your life. Hold on to the thought that your dad is home now and at peace with the Lord.

  31. Mark Bass
    clovis, NM

    Tommie, I am sorry for your loss.

  32. Larry Moreno
    Clovis, AL

    Tommie and family sorry for your loss.
    God Bless..

    Larry

  33. Charles Speice
    Clovis, NM

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  34. Rose Marez
    Clovis, NM

    Tommie and Family,
    My deepest sympathy in this trying time.You are in my thoughts and in my prayers.
    Love you,
    Rose

  35. Jim Ellen Davalt
    Wickett, TX

    Our prayers are with you . Old classmates are never forgotten.

  36. Carrel and Murl Dennington
    Clovis, NM

    Our prayers are with you. Bobby was inspiration to many.

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