C.L. Newcomb

April 19, 1923 - December 8, 2012

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C. L. Newcomb, 89, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in Ochiltree Cemetery, with Kengle "Doc" Pearson officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home of Perryton, Texas.

Mr. Newcomb was born April 19, 1923, in Corinth, Mississippi, to Walter G. Newcomb and Mattie Bell DePyster. He was united in marriage in July of 1943 to Mary Nell Hunter in Lovington, New Mexico. She preceded him in death in 2010.

Mr. Newcomb was a lifetime minister in the Church of Christ, preaching in Perryton from 1959 to 1965. He moved back to Perryton from Tyler, Texas in 2011.

Mr. Newcomb was a graduate of Abilene Christian College, a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army Air Corps.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and 14 brothers and sisters.

He is survived by a son, Gary Newcomb, of Perryton, Texas and a daughter, Carolyn Nelson, of Pryor, Oklahoma.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Ranger Academic Enrichment Foundation - P.O. Box 179 - Perryton, Texas 79070 or one's favorite charity.