Nov. 30, 1938-Nov. 9, 2006
Robert "Bob" Wayne Newnam, 67, Lafayette, died Thursday at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Lafayette.
Born in Bloomingdale, he was the son of Paul and Viola Brown Newnam. He married Kay V. Ringen Aug. 27, 1987, and she survives.
He was a 1956 graduate of Bloomingdale High School and served in the U.S. Air Force. He earned his associate's degree in business administration and management from Gulf Coast College in Panama City, Fla. He worked as an automotive service manager and customer service advisor for 30 years.
Additional survivors include two sons, Richard W. Newnam and wife Tricia, and Steven L. Newnam and wife Tina, all of Greencastle; a daughter, Robin Green and husband Jeffrey, Greencastle; three stepsons, Rick A. Ringen, Jeffrey Ringen and wife Diana Lynn, both of Lafayette, and Rodney Ringen and wife Terease, Francesville; 12 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a sister, Pauline Wilkins, Dothan, Ala.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Dale Newnam.
A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Barnes Mortuary, Rockville, with Rev. Don Perry officiating.
There will be no visitation.